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ISR Insights Speaker Series: Educational Inequalities in the Time of COVID-19

There are many ways that the socioeconomic status and education level of parents relates to the cognitive outcomes of their children, and an achievement gap could be seen when schools return to face-to-face learning. Professor of psychology and research professor at ISR, Pamela Davis-Kean explains that with schools closed, it falls to parents to provide learning opportunities for their children, but many families are unequipped to do so.

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ISR consists of five separate but interdependent research centers, each with a particular focus and capabilities.

Faculty Profiles

ISR’s faculty experts conduct groundbreaking and wide-ranging social science research — representing more than 20 academic disciplines. Included below are two examples of the type of work being done by members of our team.

  • Colwick M. Wilson

    Adjunct Faculty Associate, RCGD
  • John E. Schulenberg

    Research Professor, SRC - Youth & Social Issues Professor, Psychology
    Dr. Schulenberg's research concerns the etiology and epidemiology of drug and alcohol use across adolescence and the transition to … more