Coming Together: Bridging COVID-19 Interests and Perspectives- Societal Resilience

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Friday, June 5th, 2020 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

The Office of the Vice President for Research is hosting a three-part series on the resilience and response to pandemics and disruptions.  

Are you interested in improving long-term resilience and response to pandemics and disruptions using Covid-19 as the foundation? Do you want to learn about the diversity of campus perspectives exploring this problem and identify ways of connecting research activities more broadly? If so, join us for a three-part series highlighting multiple angles of inquiry in response to resilience and response to pandemics and disruptions.

This second session will focus on societal resilience based around the question, "What cultural and socio-economic issues related to disruptions need to be addressed for preparedness, recovery and resilience?" Panelists include:

  • Educational Institutions: Cassie Barnhardt (Associate Professor, Education Policy and Leadership)
  • Food Systems: Carly Nichols (Assistant Professor, Geographical and Sustainability Sciences)
  • Vulnerable Populations: William Story (Assistant Professor, Community and Behavioral Health)
  • Employee Well-being: Diane Rohlman (Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health)
  • Family Interactions: Amy Butler (Associate Professor, Social Work)

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