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These events showcase research from across the American University community, with a special emphasis on innovative or multidisciplinary approaches, as well as initiatives from AU Project 2030.

AU Project 2030 identifies and promotes work in groundbreaking areas of scholarly exploration with a special emphasis on cross-disciplinary and emerging fields. Events hosted by the Library spotlight projects included in this initiative. Project leaders discuss the inspiration and vision for their projects.


2014–2015 Events

Approaches to Public Health at AU

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Training & Events Room (115), Bender Library
A brief reception will follow the event.

A panel of American University faculty members representing diverse approaches to issues in public health will present briefly about their research interests. Panelists will then answer questions from the audience.


Kim Blankenship, Chair, Department of Sociology (CAS), and Director, Center on Health, Risk, and Society
Daniel Esser, Assistant Professor, School of International Service
Sonya Grier, Associate Professor, Department of Marketing (Kogod)
Anastasia Snelling, Associate Dean, School of Education, Teaching, and Health

This event is cosponsored by the Center on Health, Risk and Society and Business in the Capital (Kogod).

Past Events

February 25, 2014

Building a Campus-wide Research Initiative at American University: The Center for Latin American and Latino Studies
Eric Hershberg
Director, Center for Latin American and Latino Studies

Persuasive Play and Critical Games
Lindsay Grace
Associate Professor, School of Communication, and
Michael Treanor
Assistant Professor, Computer Science, College of Arts & Sciences


February 27, 2013

Introduction to AU Project 2030
Scott Bass
Provost, American University

Ennobling and enabling: Walking the talk of disability technology, policy and education
Derrick Cogburn
Associate Professor, School of International Service,
Laura DeNardis
Professor, School of Communication, and
Sarah Irvine Belson
Dean, School of Education, Teaching & Health


The Environmental and Biological Bases of Cognitive Dementia
Anthony Riley
Professor, Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences,and
Terry Davidson
Director, Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, College of Arts & Sciences

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Lennea Bower
Library Programming Coordinator

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