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.
Information about our events for the 2016-2017 academic year is coming soon.
The University Library’s Research in Progress Series and the ECOllaborative Colloquium Present: What is Sustainability? A Cross-Disciplinary Discussion
This cross-disciplinary panel showcased research of five American University scholars, with discussions centered on sustainability issues.
Moderator: Larry Engel, Associate Professor, SOC Panelists:
David Bartlett, Executive in Residence and Director of Global and Strategic Projects, KSB Kiho Kim, Department Chair, Environmental Science, CAS Paul Wapner, Professor, SIS
OCTOBER 30, 2015
The University Library's Research in Progress: AU 2030 Series and the AU Sustainability Collaborative Colloquium Present: The ECOllaborative Colloquium on Climate Change
Rebecca Dell, Adjunct Assistant Professor (CAS) Daniel Fiorino, Distinguished Executive in Residence (SPA) Sikina Jinnah, Assistant Professor (SIS) Simon Nicholson, Assistant Professor (SIS)
APRIL 1, 2015
Advancing Urban Research at AU: The Metropolitan Policy
Derek Hyra, Associate Professor and Director of the
Metropolitan Policy Center (SPA) Michael Bader, Assistant Professor (CAS)
Malini Ranganathan, Assistant Professor (SIS)
Bradley Hardy, Assistant Professor (SPA)
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
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 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
Terry Davidson, Director, Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, College of Arts
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