Northwestern Emeritus Sociology Professor to Give Lecture Friday on Program Evaluation

Thomas Cook
Northwestern University

Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook, a professor emeritus of sociology at Northwestern University, will give a lecture titled "When Quasi-Experiments Produce Similar Causal Estimates to Randomized Experiments with the Same Treatment and Measurement Particulars" at noon Friday, April 20, on the University of Arkansas campus.

The lecture is part of the Department of Education Reform lecture series. RSVP online for lunch on the lecture website. Deadline to RSVP is 1 p.m. the Wednesday before the lecture. It will take place in Room 343 of the Graduate Education Building.

Cook formerly held the Joan and Sarepta Harrison Chair of Ethics and Justice in the Northwestern University Institute for Policy Research. He is interested in social science research methodology, program evaluation, school reform, and contextual factors that influence adolescent development, particularly for urban minorities.

Cook has written or edited 10 books and published numerous articles and book chapters.

Contacts

Heidi S. Wells, director of communications
College of Education and Health Professions
479-575-3138, heidisw@uark.edu

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