I School Lectures

Previous Events

Richmond Wong
Apr 7, 2021, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Richmond Wong presents his dissertation researchon the relationships between design practices and social values.
 Paul Niehaus
Jan 29, 2021, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Cash transfers to people in extreme poverty have become a policy tool of choice; should policy-makers go all the way to Universal Basic Income?
Leonardo Bursztyn
Jan 25, 2021, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Can widespread misperceptions about others’ beliefs sustain social norms? How do social norms change when new information becomes available?
Yan Chen
Jan 22, 2021, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How team identity boosts worker engagement in a gig economy.
Rochelle Terman
Nov 12, 2020, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
New research shows that “naming and shaming” can be counterproductive and even dangerous.
Peter Schwartz
Nov 4, 2020, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Peter Schwartz is one of the world’s most experienced, insightful, and entertaining analysts of the digital revolution.
Gracen Brilmyer
Feb 4, 2020, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Gracen Brilmyer, a 2016 CTSP fellow and MIMS 2016 alum, presents research for their doctoral dissertation.
Paul Niehaus
Nov 6, 2019, 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Requiring biometric authentication excluded and inconenienced legitimate beneficiaries of a social protection program.
Nick Merrill
Oct 16, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
What people think machines can know about the mind, and why their beliefs matter
Pedro Ferreira
Oct 2, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Distraction versus learning with mobile devices in the classroom and student success
Michelle R. Carney
Sep 23, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
As AI and ML shape technology, how do we ensure that products are designed by and for people?
Dr. Andrew L. Brooks
Apr 17, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Dr. Andrew L. Brooks is the Chief Data Scientist at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Victoria Coleman
Mar 6, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Morgan G. Ames
Feb 20, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The One Laptop per Child project failed. So why do the same utopian visions that inspired it still motivate other projects to “disrupt” education and development?
Yifan Sun
Feb 14, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How good data models facilitate optimization and generalization in machine learning.
Micahel Rivera
Jan 30, 2019, 12:40 pm to 2:00 pm
Massive impersonal unsolicited email campaigns might actually backfire.
Jen King
Dec 12, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jen King explores how people think about information privacy in online settings.
Jeff Jonas
Oct 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes big responsibilities for organizations.
Sendhil Mullainathan
Oct 31, 2018, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
Sendhil Mullainathan discusses how machine learning can improve our understanding of the health system itself.