October 07 2009
3:30pm - 5:00pm,
Cubberley Building, Conference Room 114
John Tyler is an Associate Professor in the Department of Education at Brown University. His areas of specialization are Economics of Education, Evaluation Research, and Quantitative Methods. Much oh of his research has examined the labor market outcomes of low-skilled individuals, particularly school dropouts, and the effectiveness of public policies designed to assist these individuals. He has also explored the topic of how working in high school impacts academic achievement. Professor Tyler is currently involved in a large project looking at the efficacy of correctional education and vocational programs in helping criminal justice offenders reintegrate into the job market. He received his Ed.D. from Harvard Graduate School of Education.