Conference 2010

2010 SEA Conference
February 19-21, 2010
Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, California

“Social Relationships, Schools, and Student Outcomes”
Friday, February 19th
4-6 pm Registration

6-7 pm Dinner

7-8:30 pm Keynote Speaker: Annette Lareau, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
“Families, Schools, and Inequality: A Reflection”

Saturday, February 20

7:30-8:30 am Breakfast
8:30-10:20 Session 1: The Social Determinants of Student Engagement
Erica Frankenberg & Rebecca Jacobsen, University of California-Los Angeles & Michigan State University
“Students’ School Engagement in Schools of Different Racial Context”

Casey D. Cobb, University of Connecticut
“Peer Environments, Racial Attitudes, and Student Academic Orientations in Magnet, Urban, and Suburban High Schools”
Thurston Domina, AnneMarie Conley, & George Farkas, University of California-Irvine
“The Link between Educational Expectations and Effort in the College-for-All Era”

Lousie Elffers, University of Amsterdam
“Making the Connection: The Role of Social and Academic Interactions in Students’ Engagement and Achievement”

Marlis Buschmann & Irene Kriesi, University of Zurich
“First Graders’ School Adjustment and Later Academic Achievement in Elementary School”

10:20-10:40 Coffee
10:40-12:00 Session 2: Parenting Processes: Antecedents and Consequences
Susan A. Dumais & Richard J. Kessinger, III, Louisiana State University
“Trends in Parental Involvement, 1996-2007: Examining Differences by Social Class, Race/Ethnicity, and Students’ Disability Status”

Jennifer C. Lee & Joshua Klugman, Indiana University and Temple University
“The Impact of Co-Ethnic Neighborhoods in Hispanic & Asian Parental Involvement”

Yoonkyung Oh, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“School-Level Contextual Effects of Parent Involvement on Children’s Achievement Growth in Reading and Math in Primary Grades”

Daniel Potter & Josipa Roksa, University of Virginia
“Accumulating Advantages over Time: Parenting Processes and Class Inequality in Academic Achievement”

12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:40 Session 3: Friends, Peers, and Classmates: Effects on Engagement and Achievement

Elena Grewal, Stanford University
“Exploring Socioeconomic Friendship Segregation in Schools”

Amanda Cox, Stanford University
“Saying, Thinking, and Acting: Discourse of Social Class Differences at an Independent School”

Janice McCabe, Florida State University
“The Impact of Friendship Structure on the Educational Experiences and Outcomes of Black, White, and Latina/o University Students”

Gregory Eirich, Sophia Catsambis, & Anthony Buttaro, Jr., Columbia University, Queens College, and CUNY
“Sinking or Swimming Together? Examining Cumulative Advantage and Disadvantage Dynamics of High and Low Reading Groups in the Early Years of School”

Douglas Lee Lauen & S. Michael Gaddis, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
“Contagion, Institutions, or Selection? The Effect of Peer Poverty on Student Test Score Growth”

2:40-3:00 Break
3:00-4:20 Session 4: Racial Identities, Social Relationships, and Educational Outcomes
Lisa M. Nunn, University of San Diego
“Classroom as Racialized Spaces: Dynamics of Collaboration, Tension, and Student Attitudes in Three High Schools”

Melanie Jones, University of California- Davis
“’Gaining Respect’: Negotiating Race & Class in Black Student Relations with School Officials”

Simone Ispa-Landa, Harvard University
“The Paradox of Social Stigma: The Development of Trust and Disarmament Skills among Urban Black Students Attending Affluent Suburban Schools”

Demetra Kalogrides & Sean Reardon, Stanford University
“Did Southern School Desegregation Improve Black Students’ Educational Outcomes?”

4:30-5:15 Business meeting

6:00-7:00 Dinner

7:00-8:30 Keynote Speaker: Robert Crosnoe, Department of Sociology, University of Texas-Austin
“Schools, Peers, and Adolescent Development”

8:30 Reception

Sunday, February 21

7:30-8:30 am Breakfast
8:30-10:20 Session 5: Teacher-Student Relationships

Kate Phillippo, Loyola University Chicago
“’You’re Trying to Know Me’: Students of Color Respond to Advisory Programs’ Press for Expanded Student-Teacher Relationships”

Stephanie K. Lewis-Biggs & Douglass Mitchell, San Bernardino Valley Community College & University of California-Riverside
“The Effectiveness of Small Learning Communities in Program Improvement in California High Schools”

James Lewis & Robert Ream, University of California-Riverside
“Caring Matters: Teacher Caring, Student Math Self-Efficacy, and Math Test Score Performance”

Catherine Riegle-Crumb & Melissa Humphries, University of Texas-Austin
“Teacher Assessments of Students’ Math Ability: Relying on Evidence or Stereotypes?”

Katy Schiller & Paul Willner, SUNY-Albany
“Connecting with School: Adolescents’ Relationships with Teachers & Peers as Mediators of Courses & Curriculum on Progress in Science & Math”

10:20-10:30 Coffee

10:30-11:50 Session 6: Family Background, Educational Context, and Student Trajectories

Teri Tanaka, Melissa Witkow, & Adrienne Nishina, University of California-Davis, Willamette University, & UC-Davis
“Peer Relationships, School context, and Ninth Grader Academic Adjustment”

Daniel A. McFarland & David K. Diehl, Stanford University
“Cueing Orders: Discursive Moves and the Accomplishment of Network Forms in Classrooms”

Josh Pretlow, Claire Mitchell, & Heather Washington, University of Virginia
“The Potential of Community College Cohorts: An Exploratory Analysis”

Irenee R. Beattie and Lyssa L. Thaden, University of California-Merced & Washington State University
“Gendered Relations in Adolescent School/Family Contexts and the Female Advantage in College Completion”

12:00-1:00 Lunch


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