Community Research Workshop - CRWIII

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The 3rd Annual Community Research Workshop (CRWIII) will be Friday, February 17, 2012 from 9am-4pm in the Norris Wildcat Room. CRWIII is organized for graduate students by graduate students in partnership with the Center for Civic Engagement. This interdisciplinary workshop is designed to provide a forum for graduate student researchers to teach and learn from one another, faculty and community partners who are engaged in campus-community partnerships. The format of this workshop will include a morning introductory session followed by presentations of graduate student research. The afternoon will be dedicated to interactive roundtables.

CRW III Schedule
February 17, 2012
Norris Wildcat Room
Click here to download the archived program

9:00-9:30 Registration and Breakfast

9:30-11:30 Introduction to Community-Based Research

  • Jen Kauper-Brown, Director, Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities ( | download powerpoint
  • Hyeyoung Lee, Director of Senior Services and Public Benefits, Korean American Community Services | download powerpoint
  • David Victorson, Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

11:30-12:15 Graduate Student Presentations/Posters

  • Andy Sabin, Communication Sciences and Disorders | download powerpoint
  • Lauren Slubowski, Anthropology/MPH
  • Ananda Marin, Learning Sciences

12:15-1 Lunch

1-2:30 Disciplinary Breakouts

  • T.H. Breen, William Smith Mason Professor of American History and Director of the Chabraja Center for Historical Studies
  • Danny M. Cohen Lecturer, School of Education and Social Policy, and Commissioner, Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission
  • Mesmin Destin, Assistant Professor, Social Psychology and Human Development and Social Policy
  • Mike Kennedy, Director, Science in Society
  • Bill Savage, Senior Lecturer, English
  • Laurie Zoloth, Director of the Brady Scholars Program in Ethics and Civic Life
  • and others

2:30-2:45 BREAK

2:45-4 Final Discussions

Registration is free, but space is limited! Register using the form below.

Email the Community Research Workshop Steering Committee at with any questions or suggestions.