Talking About Engagement

I am honored to have been invited to speak at the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Iowa in Spring 2015. My talk, “Negating Naysayers: Overcoming Academe’s Obstacles to Engage Community,” emerged from my experiences as a graduate student and new faculty member. My hope is to encourage others to work around institutional barriers to find a public purpose of their work.

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Reading at Iowa City Book Festival

I will be reading from my book A Transplanted Chicago on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 2:30 p.m. at Java House as part of the Iowa City Book FestivalClick here for more.

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Sharing About Sea Level Rise @ ONA14

Looking forward to sharing the EyesOnTheRise.org project at Florida International University during the Online News Association conference Sept. 25 to 27 in Chicago. Click here for more.

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