Dr. Carissa Slotterback will present “Advancing Collaboratively Engaged Research: Implication for Transportation Research Now and in the Future” on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 12:30 p.m. EST as part of the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions Dean’s Scholar Lecture Series. The talk is available to view via livestream at https://bit.ly/2zK6Dzz.
In her presentation, Dr. Slotterback will examine why engagement across disciplines and with partners outside of the university is essential to addressing the complex societal challenges to which public land grant institutions are oriented. The presentation will draw on institutional and project-specific examples to demonstrate research approaches that value diverse expertise, build respect and achieve meaningful engagement.
Dr. Slotterback is the associate dean of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, as well as an associate professor of urban and regional planning. Her research and teaching focus on public engagement and decision making at the intersection of environmental, land use, transportation and health issues. She has led numerous initiatives focused on interdisciplinary engaged research at the University of Minnesota.
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