​​Civic Engagement

Research Conference

Thursday, October 12

9am–5pm
Hinckley Alumni Center

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Schedule

9:15am–9:30amWelcome 
Dean Ben Ogles

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Professor Richard Davis

Director, Office of Civic Engagement 

9:30am—10:45a

How Legislators Use Research to Build 
Better Public Policy

Moderator:  Adam Dynes, Political Science

Karen Bogenschneider

Professor of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin

Discussants—Chelom Leavitt, Family Life; Alan Hawkins, Family Life

10:45am—11:00am


Refreshments
11:00am—12:15pm   Education for Liberation: The History of the 

Freedom Schools and Student Activism 
During the Civil Rights Movement


Moderator: Michael Clay, Geography

Jon Hale
Associate Professor of Educational History, College of Charleston

Discussants – Greg Thompson, Anthropology
Rebecca DeSchweinitz, History

12:30pm—1:45pmLuncheon—Assessing Religion's Impact on 
the Global Common Good
Byron Johnson
Distinguished Professor of Social Sciences, Baylor University
1:45pm—3:00pmWhat Does it Mean to be a "Good" Citizen 
in Complex and Complicated Times?  The 
Choices and Challenges We Each Face in a Globalizing World
Moderator: Stewart Anderson, History

Catherine Broom
Associate Professor of Education, University of British Columbia

Discussants—Roni Jo Draper, Teacher Education 
Jeff Nokes, History 
3:00pm—3:15pm  

Refreshments
3:15pm—4:45pmStudent PanelAustin Gillett, Heather Kelley, Sierra Davis, Clare Willardson  








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