Symposium on Opportunity and Access Research

Event Details


  • Friday, September 6, 2013 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Jennifer Clark, School of Public Policy -

Symposium on Opportunity and Access Research  (SOAR)

Presented by Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

A workshop-style mini-retreat on common areas of research within IAC

Hall Building Room 102
12-6pm September 6, 2013

12:00  Collect Name Tags and Box Lunches
12:15  Welcome: Dean Jacqueline Royster
          Goals: Jennifer Clark, Director, Center for Urban Innovation

12:30  Medicine and Health: Expanding Access and Assessing Disparities

          Kim Isett (Public Policy), Jennifer Singh (HTS),
          Aaron Levine (Public Policy)
          Moderator: Roberta Berry (Public Policy).
1:30   Break
1:45   Poverty, Inequality, and Development

         Kirk Bowman (INTA), Michael Best (INTA), Olga Shemyakina (Economics),
         Shatakshee Dhongde (Economics).

         Moderator: Danny Boston (INTA).

3:00   Break

3:15   Food Systems: From Urban Agriculture to the Global Food Supply

         Carl DiSalvo (LMC), Bill Winders (HTS), and Justin Biddle (Public Policy).
         Moderator: Barbara Lynch (INTA).

4:15  Group Discussion: Next Steps for Research and Collaboration
        Closing Words: Janet Murray, Associate Dean for Research, IAC

5:00  Reception
All GT faculty and graduate students are welcome to join us. If you are planning to attend, please register here.

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