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The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies at The Catholic University of America is a community of scholars and researchers engaged in the analysis of public policy issues related to Catholic social thought. To learn more about the Institute and the research interests of IPR Fellows, please click here. 

Dean Hoge Memorial Lecture by IPR Fellow, Dr. Jim Youniss!

“Curse the Darkness or Power their iLights: Helping Youth Invigorate Democracy”

Please join IPR in honoring Dr. Jim Youniss for the annual Dean Hoge Memorial Lecture on Thursday, January 15, 2015.  Dr. Youniss was one of the founders of the Institute. Trained in developmental psychology, his work has always been on the cutting edge of research on youth issues. Among the world’s foremost authorities on youth development, Youniss will speak on the topic of “civic renewal through the civic education of today’s youth.” A response will be offered by IPR Fellow and Associate Professor of Social Work, Dr. Linda Plitt Donaldson.   A light reception will follow the lecture.

To RSVP, please click here.  We hope to see you there!

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