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Social Sustainability Colloquium series: Truth & Power: Why affiliation catalyzes awareness and action
Friday, February 18, 2011 - 1:00pm to Friday, February 18, 2011 - 3:00pm

WHAT: Social Sustainability Colloquium series: Truth & Power: Why affiliation catalyzes awareness and action

WHEN: Friday, February 18, 2011 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Academic and Student Recreation Center room 660

Join us for an exploration of the relationship between action research (AR) and community based participatory research (CBPR). Explore the power of action research (AR) and community based participatory research (CBPR) and the relationship between them. Hilary Bradbury-Huang, editor of the premier interdisciplinary, international journal Action Research, will offer examples to bring us into dialogue about the importance of catalyzing positive change through affiliation and awareness. Examples will also be drawn from her own work as principal with Action Research for Sustainable Enterprise in Collaborative Communities Network (ARSECC.net).  There will be time to explore how to enhance our shared work of building a sustainable future

Featuring: Hilary Bradbury-Huang, OHSU Research Professor, Division of Management, editor of the journal Action Research and founder and principal of the Action Research for Sustainabl.e Enterprise in Collaborative Communities Network (ARSECC.net)

Huang.pngHilary Bradbury Huang, Ph.D., is Professor in the Management Division of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). Her research, scholarly activism and teaching focus on the human and organizational dimensions of creating healthy communities. At OHSU she teaches in the healthcare MBA and physician leadership development programs.  She also develops the action research approach to Community Based Participatory Research for Health.

Hilary co-edited the bestselling Handbook of Action Research (Sage, 2001; 2008) with Peter Reason.  Her journal articles have appeared in Organization Science, Sloan Management Review & Journal of Management Inquiry, among others. Previously Hilary was Research Associate Professor at University of Southern California and Director of Sustainable Business Research at the Center for Sustainable Cities. Before that she was Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Case Western Reserve University.

For more information about this event please contact Marion Sharp, sharpml@pdx.edu or 503-725-4876.