Feb. 14 - What Went Wrong? A Partnership Analysis Framework
Date & Time
Thursday, February 14, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Building on the 2014 “What Went Wrong?” conference, this session offers a framework for analyzing and transcending the wrongness of structures and practices in community-academic research, education, and social action partnerships that limit effective democratic participation and the distribution of power of those who experience marginalization.
Susan Gust is a community activist and small business owner. In 2003-04 she was named a Humphrey Institute Public Policy Fellow at the University of Minnesota. She co-founded and chaired the Phillips Neighborhood Healthy Housing Collaborative a community-university and public agency research partnership.
Cathy Jordan is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Extension at the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on community-based research projects that aim to address community-defined needs, contribute to social and policy change, enhance scientific methodology, and contribute valid information to our knowledge base.
Brian Lozenski is Assistant Professor of Urban and Multicultural Education at Macalester College. His research explores the intersections of critical participatory research, Africana Studies, and cultural relevance, particularly in the education of youth of African descent. Prior to joining Macalester, he taught for over a decade in Philadelphia and St. Paul.
Sinda Nichols is associate director of Minnesota Campus Compact. She has a background in counseling, education and social change work and is an experienced trainer and facilitator.
Brian Xiong is Coordinator of the Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College in Minnesota. Prior to joining Bemidji State, he served as chief diversity officer at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, an assistant professor at Minnesota State University - Mankato, and an instructor at Inver Hills Community College.