Presentations

Conner, J. & Cosner, K. (2015, April). Becoming change agents: Comparing youth organizers and youth commissioners. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Rosen, S. & Conner, J. (2015, April). Youth-led but not youth-run: A fair and meaningful distinction? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Conner, J. (2015, April). Participatory Action Research for Institutional Change: Reconsidering Diversity Training, Access, and Retention of Historically Marginalized Populations. Discussant for symposium panel at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Conner, J. (2015, April). The hidden costs: How school closing affects students in Philadelphia. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Urban Affairs Association, Miami, FL.

Rosen, S. & Conner (2015, March 14). Agency and authority in education reform: Youth organizers speak back to the discourse of “deviance.” Paper presented at the annual Conference for Citizenship Studies, Detroit, OH.

Conner, J. & Rosen, S. (2015, February 28). “We’re running the show:” Youth leadership in youth organizing. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA.

Conner, J. & Erickson, J. (2014, April 4). When does service-learning work? Contact theory and service-learning courses in higher education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Conner, J., Miles, S., Pope, D. (2014, April 4). How many teachers does it take to support a student? Examining teacher support and student well-being. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Conner, J. (2014, April 6). Pawns or power players: The grounds on which adults dismiss or defend youth organizers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Rosen, S. & Conner, J. (2014, February 28). Neoliberal policy and the power of perception: Changing social construction through youth organizing. Paper presented at the 35th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA.

Erickson, J. & Conner, J. (2013, November). Learning to Serve: Service-Learning’s Impact on Attitudes and Beliefs. Paper presented at the International Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Conference in Omaha, NB.

Conner, J., Ober, C.N., Slattery, A. (2013, April 28). The Politics of Paternalism: Adult and Youth Perspectives on Youth Voice in Public Policy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Conner, J., Pope, D., & Miles, S. (2013, April 28). Extracurricular Activity in High-Performing School Contexts: Stress Buster, Booster or Buffer? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Conner, J. & Pope, D. (2013, April 30). Not Just Robo-Students: Full Engagement as a Facilitator of Achievement and Well-Being in High-Performing Schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Erickson, J. & Conner, J. (2013, April 29). Early Findings of EASL Service-Learning in Teacher Education Study: Service-Learning’s Impact on Attitudes and Behavior. Invited address to the American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group on Service-Learning in Teacher Education, San Francisco, CA.

Erickson, J. & Conner, J. (2013, March). Impact of Service-Learning on Attitude Change: A Review and Update, Paper presented at the 24th National Service Learning Conference, Denver, CO.

Conner, J. (2012, April 15). New Media, New Practices, and New Communities in Youth Organizing. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.

Conner, J. & Zaino, K. (2012, April 15). The Balancing Act: How Youth Organizing Influences Educational Policy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.

Conner, J. (August 10, 2011). Developing Support Systems for the Stressed-Out I.B. Candidate. Workshop at the Mid-Atlantic International Baccalaureate pre-conference, Annapolis, MD.

Borrero, N. & Conner, J. (2011, April 9). Service-learning in Urban Teacher Education: Developing Student Voice through Merging the Classroom and Community. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Conner, J., Lesnick, A., Alter, Z., & Ingwateau, E. (2011, April 9). The Bus Ride Back: How Service-Learning Creates Alternative Spaces for Learning. Paper presented at annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Conner, J. & Miles, S. (2011) Teacher care in high-performing schools: Relationships to academic engagement, integrity, and health. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for the Research on Child Development, Montreal, Canada.

Conner, J. (May 3, 2010). Youth organizers as young adults: Their commitments and contributions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

Conner, J. (March 12, 2010). Former youth activists’ reflections on what and how they learned. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Philadelphia, PA.

Conner, J., Pope, D. & Galloway, M. (March 12, 2010). Student engagement in high-performing schools: Relationships to academic achievement, anxiety, integrity and health. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Philadelphia, PA.

Conner, J., Cameron, N., Knill, C., & Dempsey, K. (June 26, 2009). Reciprocal teaching and learning: The effects of a partnership between pre-service teachers and urban youth. Paper presented at the International Conference of Service-Learning in Teacher Education, Galway, Ireland.

Conner, J. (June 3, 2009). Senior Projects—a project of the Philadelphia Higher Education   Network for Neighborhood Development. Paper presented at the National Conference on University-Assisted Community Schools as an Effective Strategy for Education Reform, K-16+, Philadelphia, PA.

Conner, J. & Pope, D. (April, 2009) The relationship between academic stress and cheating among students in high-performing schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Galloway, M., Pope, D., & Osberg, J. (2006, April 8). Stressed-out students: Youth perspectives on changing school climates. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Osberg, J. (2006, March 24). “Having an academically enriching couple of weeks”: Student engagement during an academic summer program. Poster session presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, San Francisco, CA.

Osberg, J., Galloway, M. & Pope, D. (2005, April 12). The youth factor: Examining how youth become partners in school and community reform. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

Osberg, J. (2005, April 14). “Attempting to make a real difference for students”: The events and effects of the SOS Conference. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

Montoya, M., & Osberg, J. (2005, March 18). Youth action for community improvement. Paper presented at the National Service-Learning Conference, Long Beach, CA.

Osberg, J., Strobel, K., & Corngold, J. (2004, September 27). Learning to use research to effect community change: Youth civic efficacy and civic skills. Paper presented at the Conference on Civic Education Research, Reno, Nevada.