2016. “Equity and Excellence in American Education: Setting the National Context for Mentoring College Students.” Presentation at the 2016 Cooperman College Scholars Mentor Orientation and Training; Newark, NJ; August 7, 2016.
2016. “Bold Ideas for Better Serving First Generation Students.” Panel presentation at the 2016 KIPP School Summit; Atlanta, GA; July 25, 2016.
2016. “The 21st Century Liberal Arts Education: Transforming Practice for Inclusive Excellence.” Workshop with Amy Mulnix at American Conference of Academic Deans (ACAD) and The Phi Beta Kappa Society (PBK) Catching the Wave: Energy and Renewal in Liberal Arts Education; Milwaukee, WI; June 25, 2016
2016. “What It Takes To Get Students To and Through College.” Presentation at the 2016 EdLoC National Convening; Dallas, TX; April 28, 2016
2016. “Diversity and Demographic Trends: Impacts on Access, Persistence, and Inclusion Initiatives at Selective Liberal Arts Colleges.” Panel presentation at the 2016 Consortium on High Achievement and Success (CHAS) Winter Representatives Meeting; Hartford, CT; January 27, 2016.
2015. “What They Don’t Know: Reaching Underserved Students.” Panel presentation at the 2015 National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Annual Meeting; San Diego, CA; October 3, 2015.
2015. “Expanding the Student Cohort Model: New Initiatives to Support Inclusive Excellence.” Panel presentation at the 2015 Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Annual Meeting; Washington, D.C.; January 22, 2015.
2014. “A Standards-Based Approach to Metacognitive (Non-Cognitive) Skills for College Success: Distilling Existing Research.” Panel presentation at the 2014 National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Annual Meeting; Indianapolis, IN; September 19, 2014.
2013. “Equity and Excellence in Education.” Speaker presentation at the Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) Northeast Regional Workshop; Lancaster, PA; June 13, 2013.
2010. "Ethnoracial Group Membership and Comfort on Campus." Paper to be presented at the 2010 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting; Atlanta, GA; August 17, 2010.
2010. "Precollege Ethnoracial Diversity Experiences and Interracial Interactions in College." Paper to be presented at the 2010 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting; Atlanta, GA; August 15, 2010.
2009. "From Segregation to Integration: Precollege Ethnoracial Diversity Experiences and Social Integration in College." Paper presented at the 2009 Sociology of Education Association Annual Meeting; Monterey, CA; February 21, 2009.
2009. "Carefully Taught: The Effect of Precollege Ethnoracial Diversity Experiences on Interracial Interactions in College." Paper presented at the 2009 Eastern Sociological Association Annual Meeting; Baltimore, MD; March 21, 2009.
2008. "Using Campus Life Research Data to Transform Institutional Policies and Practices." Presented at the Annual Convention of the American College Professionals Association in Atlanta, GA on April 1, 2008 with John Ford, Casandra Harper, Jennifer Keup, Carolyn Livingston, and Daniel Teodorescu.
2005. "Energy Poverty and Household Wellbeing." Presented at the Low Income Agency Summit sponsored by Delmarva Power and Atlantic City Electric in Atlantic City, NJ on October 5, 2005.
2005. "Energy Poverty: Effects on Housing and Household Wellbeing." Presented at the 2005 National Low Income Energy Conference in Phoenix, AZ on June 15, 2005 with David Carroll and Carrie-Ann Ferraro.
2004. "NEADA 2003 National Energy Assistance Survey Results." Presented at the American Gas Association Uncollectibles Workshop in Washington, DC on October 7, 2004.
2004. “NEADA 2003 National Energy Assistance Survey Results.” Presented at the NEADA Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO on June 7, 2004 with Jacqueline Berger.
2002. "When Race Matters: Racial Variation in College Enrollment Revisited." Paper presented at the 2002 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago. Paper awarded 2002 Race, Gender, and Class Section Graduate Student Paper Prize.
2001. "Diversity in the Classroom." Seminar presented at Princeton University's Harold W. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning. September 6, 2001. Web resources available online at: http://www.princeton.edu/~djbutler/ditclink.htm
1997. "Race Relations on Predominately White College Campuses in the 1990s: A Longitudinal Case Study." Co-authored paper presented by Dr. Katherine McClelland, Ph.D. at the 1997 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting in Toronto.