An integral part of my scholarship is to connect to the public and local communities where I am working. I do this through partnering with NGOs to study a topic as well as the NGO itself, communicating social science to a broader audience, working closely with the communities under study, and connecting the classroom to the public as much as possible.
Communicating Social Science to a Broader Audience
I communicate science to a broader audience by:
Learning from Public Leaders in Social and Environmental Change
I learn from social and environmental change makers by:
Connecting Students to the Public
I connect students to public communities by:
- Inviting community leaders into the classroom to explain their challenges and opportunities as professionals.
- Taking students to communities and conducting service with communities, both in the US and in Peru.
- Assigning students research projects where they apply social science methods to investigate social-ecological issues.