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What Counts? Including Public Engagement in Faculty Evaluation

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Upcoming PEP Panel: What Counts? Including Public Engagement in Faculty Evaluation
Recently, the American Sociological Association released a seminal report, What Counts? Evaluating Public Communication at Tenure and Promotion. Come hear scholars discuss the opportunities and challenges of including public engagement in faculty evaluation and reputations of excellence. Featured speakers include: Amy Schalet (Associate Professor of Sociology, Director of the Public Engagement Project), Scott Auerbach (Professor of Chemistry, Founding Director of the Integrated Concentration in Science Program), and David Glassberg (Professor of History, Founder of the Public History Project). Moderated by: Laurel Smith-Doerr (Professor of Sociology, Director of the Institute for Social Science Research). 

The event will take place on November 7th, 2016 from 12pm-1:30pm in the Hadley Room, Campus CenterLunch will be served. 

Monday, November 7, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Hadley Room, Campus Center, UMass Amherst
Free and open to the public

Amy Schalet, Ph.D.
Director, Public Engagement Project
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

Scott Auerbach, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Chemistry

David Glassberg, Ph.D.
Founder, Public History Program
Professor, Department of History

Laurel Smith-Doerr
​Director, Institute for Social Science Research
​Professor, Department of Sociology