Intergroup Dialogue, Education and Action (IDEA) Center
 
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IDEA Conference Presentations

"Effects of Intergroup Dialogue: A Multi-University Randomized Controlled Evaluation”
SPSSI 2008 Biennial Convention, “Social Justice: Research, Action and Policy.” June 2008, Evanston, Illinois.

“A Just Friend, Not Just a Friend: Social Work Meets (and Challenges) Social Psychology”
Invited presentation at 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Joint Program in Social Work and Social Science, University of Michigan School of Social Work

“RaceTalk: Are We Listening? Are We Being Real?”
(with Roger Fisher, Judy Hamilton, Monita Thompson, Thomas Walker & Ximena Zúñiga). Invited presentation at National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE), San Francisco, California, May-June 2007.

 “Worlds Apart, HeARTS Together: A Community-University Partnership for Reconciliation.”
(with Caterina Johnston-Goodstar & Lori Markowitz). Poster presentation at Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, 10th Anniversary Conference, “Mobilizing Partnerships for Social Change.” April 2007, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

“Dividing Society by Nose Size”: Youth reflections on diversity and its meaning in education.
(with Caterina Johnston-Goodstar & Lori Markowitz). Presentation at “International Golbalization, Diversity and Education Conference.” March 2007, Spokane, Washington.

 “They Had Tons of Space to Move Their Arms”: Youth Perceptions of Segregated Spaces in Their Education.
(with Caterina Johnston-Goodstar & Lori Markowitz). Poster presentation at “Place Matters: Seeking Equity in a Diverse Society.” October 2006, Seattle, Washington.

Intergroup Contact and Social Justice: Competitive or Convergent Agendas?
Symposium Chair (presentations by Biren “Ratnesh” Nagda, Jaclyn Rodriguez, & Anna Yeakley). SPSSI 2006 Biennial Convention, “Social Justice: Research, Action and Policy.” June 2006, Long Beach, California.
Just a Friend? Or a Just Friend?
SPSSI 2006 Biennial Convention, “Social Justice: Research, Action and Policy.” June 2006, Long Beach, California.

Speaking Truth to Power, Listening to the Power of Truth.
Invited presentation for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium on “Intergroup Relations in the 21st Century: Our Current State of Knowledge.” Institute of Social Research, University of Michigan. January 21, 2006.

Between the Lines: Creating Spaces for Dialogue among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender & Heterosexuals
(with Sivagami Subbaraman). 2 nd National Conference on Dialogue and Deliberation, October 2004. Denver, Colorado.

Processes, Conditions and Learning Outcomes in Intergroup Dialogue on the College Campus
(with Ximena Zúñiga, Anna Yeakley, & Lisa Werkmeister-Rozas). American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference. April 2004. San Diego, CA.

Evaluating anti-bias programs
(with Walter Stephan & Dennis Barr). Conference on Anti-bias Education: Practice, Theory, and Research. June, 2003. Evanston, IL.

The challenges of multi-university research on intergroup relations.
(with Patricia Gurin, Ximena Zúñiga, & Joycelyn Landrum-Brown). Conference on Anti-bias Education: Practice, Theory, and Research. June, 2003. Evanston, IL.

Dialogue and social justice in higher education.
(with Ximena Zúñiga, Gloria Bouis, & Gilles Malnarich). Conference on Anti-bias Education: Practice, Theory, and Research. June, 2003. Evanston, IL.

The effect of undergraduate research and programmatic support on undergraduate student development of research competence and awareness of their field of interest.
(with Russel Hathaway, Jon Peterson & Sandra Gregerman). Annual Forum of the Association of Institutional Research (AIR), May 2003, Tampa, Florida.

Research and assessment on diversity and multicultural education initiatives.
(with Patricia Gurin). Discussion, Dialogue, and Deliberation: Three-D Teaching and Learning , Society for Values in Higher Education, April 2003, Cornwall, CT.

Intergroup dialogue: Learning from and about difference.
(with Ximena Zuniga and Carolyn Vasques Scalera). Discussion, Dialogue, and Deliberation: Three-D Teaching and Learning , Society for Values in Higher Education, April 2003, Cornwall, CT.

Exploring Conflicts and Common Ground: A critical-dialogical approach to Intergroup Dialogue.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Ximena Zúñiga, Monita Thompson, Carolyn Vasques-Scalera & Craig Alimo). National Conference on Dialogue and Deliberation, October
2002. Alexandria, Virginia.

Outcomes of intergroup dialogues for students in a graduate-elective and undergraduate required course.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Michael Spencer). Annual
Convention of the American Psychological Association, August 2002. Chicago, Illinois.

Can we talk? Models and strategies for inter-racial/ethnic dialogues in college settings.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Ximena Zúñiga and colleagues). National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in Higher Education, May-June, 2002. New
Orleans, Louisiana.

Can we talk? Dialogue on cross-race/ethnic relationships.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Ximena Zúñiga and colleagues). National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in Higher Education, May-June, 2002. New
Orleans, Louisiana.

The “Real” minority meets the “Model” minority.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Andrea Monroe-Fowler and Pamela Motoike). National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in Higher Education, May-June,
2002. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Can we talk? Models and strategies for inter-racial/ethnic dialogues in college settings.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Lee Bell, Carrie Smith, Jesus Trevino & Ximena Zúñiga). National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in Higher Education,
May-June, 2001. Seattle, Washington.

Can we talk? Dialogue on cross-race/ethnic relationships.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Lee Bell, Pamela Chao, Nate St. Pierre, Ron Scott, Franci Taylor, Jesus Trevino, Thomas Walker, Sharon Washington, & Ximena Zúñiga).
National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in Higher Education, May-June, 2001. Seattle, Washington.

Bridging cultural and social divides with intergroup dialogues.
(Ratnesh Nagda). Essential Principles for learning and teaching in a multicultural society. American Education Research Association (AERA) National Conference,
April 2001, Seattle, Washington.

Intergroup dialogues: An empowerment approach to educating students for social justice work.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Dominique Moise-Swanson). Annual Program Meeting for Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), March 2001, Dallas, Texas.

Intergroup dialogues in professional education.
(Ratnesh Nagda). In search of common ground: Finding our way together in a diverse democracy. January 2001, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Intergroup dialogues.
(Ratnesh Nagda) Diversity within Unity: Essential Principles for learning and teaching in a multicultural society. An Invitational Conference for Educators in the
Puget Sound Region. December 2000, Seattle, Washington.

Fostering meaningful racial engagement through intergroup dialogues.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Ximena Zúñiga). Paper presented on symposium, “Preparing college students for a diverse democracy.” Association for the Study of Higher
Education (ASHE), November 1999, San Antonio, Texas.

The Study Circles Best Practices Project.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Rona Roberts and Vivian Elliott). Study Circles National Conference, June 1999, Hartford, Connecticut.

Dialogic learning processes and conditions: Some lessons from research.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Dominique Moise-Swanson). “Dialogue is Action” Conference, Stanford University, May 1999, Palo Alto, California.

Talking about difference and diversity: Learning and teaching through intergroup dialogue.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Stan De Mello, Dominique Moise-Swanson, Margaret Spearmon, and Steve Wilson). National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Washington State Chapter Annual Conference, October 1998, Tacoma, Washington.

Empowering students in cultural diversity and social justice work through intergroup dialogues.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Margaret Spearmon, Mary Lou Balassone, Scott Harding, Lynn Holley and Stan de Mello). Annual Program Meeting of the Council on
Social Work Education (CSWE), March 1997, Orlando, Florida.

Fostering dialogue and rooted-ness in a multi-ethnic organizational classroom.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Darlyne Bailey, Keith Lehrer, G. Regina Nixon, & Margaret Spearmon). International Organization Behavior Teaching Conference,
December 1997, Cape Town, South Africa.

Approaches to research on intergroup relations and intergroup dialogue.
(Ratnesh Nagda). Invited presentation, Conference on Intergroup Dialogue on the College Campus, November 1997, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Intergroup dialogue, education and action: Innovations in a School of Social Work.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Lynn Holley & Scott Harding). Invited presentation, Conference on Intergroup Dialogues on College Campuses, November 1997, Ann
Arbor, Michigan.

Imagining what is possible: Learning processes in inter-racial/ethnic dialogues.
(Ratnesh Nagda with Ximena Zúñiga, Carolyn Vasques, & Todd D. Sevig). American Education Research Association Conference, March 1997, Chicago, IL.