Fast & Curious: ED Talks

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Date(s) - Wednesday, February 28
7:00 pm

Santa Barbara Public Library


Held in the Faulkner Gallery.

The fourth edition of the lecture series, “Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School,” will feature speakers from the Gevirtz School giving no more than an eight-minute talk each about their research or work that is shaping education now. A reception in the Faulkner Gallery will follow immediately after the presentations.

Presenters include:

* Richard Durán, Professor, Department of Education, “Changes in the Demographics of the US Workforce and the Latinx Higher Education Imperative”
* Erika Felix, Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology, “Supporting Child and Family Mental Health Recovery Post-Disaster”
* Sue Johnson, Lecturer with Security of Employment, Department of Education, Coordinator, CalTeach/Science Math Initiative, “Brain-Based Teaching and Learning”
* Jasmine McBeath, Doctoral student, Department of Education, M.A. from the Gevirtz School, “Community-Oriented Making: Engineering Change”
* Ana Romero Morales, Doctoral student, Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology, M.A from Loyola Marymount University, “Voices of Undocumented Siblings: Stories of Gratitude, Closeness, and Empowerment”
* Steven Smith, Associate Professor, Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology, “Boyhood in the Age of Weinstein and Trump”

While the event is free and open to the public, they ask that attendees RSVP for planning purposes to Please put “Fast & Curious” in the subject line. Hosted by Santa Barbara Public Library and Gevirtz School, UC Santa Barbara.