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Monday, May 15 • 10:45am - 11:45am
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A panel of researchers will describe the methods and tools they utilize, as well as what services and support they find useful at AU. You are encouraged to attend this and/or the subsequent discussion featuring researchers of differing backgrounds.

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Angotti

Nicole Angotti

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, American University
Nicole Angotti’s research focuses on social and institutional dimensions of sexual health and wellbeing in sub-Saharan Africa, in particular the incorporation of global public health interventions in local contexts; HIV/AIDS, aging and rural livelihoods; and LGBT populations and politics. She also has interests in methodological issues and innovations in field-based research. Two projects on which she is working currently include understanding the high rates of HIV infection among older rural South Africans utilizing a life course lens (a collaborative project recently awarded funding from the NIH-National Institute on Aging), and investigating when, where and why politicized homophobia emerges in some African countries. Some of her recent work has been published... Read More →
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Jennifer Steele

Associate Professor, School of Education, American University
Dr. Jennifer L. Steele is an Associate Professor of Education at American University in Washington, DC. Her research, which emphasizes quantitative methods that support causal inference, focuses on urban education policy at the K-12 and postsecondary levels. She recently led a federally funded, randomized study of dual-language immersion education in Portland, Oregon, and currently leads a federally-funded evaluation of The New Teacher... Read More →
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David Vine

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, American University
Author of Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World (Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt, August 2015) and Island of Shame: The Secret History of the U.S. Military Base on Diego Garcia (Princeton, 2009), David Vine’s work focuses on issues including U.S. foreign and military policy, military bases, forced displacement, and human rights. He is the co-author, with the Network of Concerned Anthropologists, of theCounter-Counterinsurgency Manual, or Notes on Demilitarizing American... Read More →



Monday May 15, 2017 10:45am - 11:45am
Graduate Research Center Classroom, B60