Linda Tropp celebrates publishing of Making Research Matter: A Psychologist's Guide to Public Engagement

The Public Engagement Project presents:
Making Research Matter: ​Sharing Insights on Public Engagement, a celebration of the recently released book, Making Research Matter: A Psychologist's Guide to Public Engagement (Linda Tropp, Editor), for a panel and open discussion on how to engage effectively with diverse public audiences. Including book contributors from on- and off-campus and UMass faculty from the Public Engagement Project, this panel will highlight the many ways academics can become engaged scholars and share insights about effective strategies for engaging diverse audiences across a range of social issues, public domains, and institutional contexts.
February 2nd, 2018 * 11:30a.m. to 1:00p.m.
Campus Center, Hadley Room University of Massachusetts Amherst
*Lunch will be served*
Featured Speakers:
Meg Bond
Department of Psychology
Center for Women & Work
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Ezra Markowitz
Assistant Professor, 
Department of Environmental Conservation
Frameworks Institute Fellow
Amy Schalet
Associate Professor,
Department of Sociology
Public Engagement Project
Linda Tropp
Department of Psychology
Making Research Matter: 
A Psychologist's Guide to Public Engagement
Moderated By:
M.V. Lee Badgett 
Professor, Department of Economics
Author of The Public Professor: How to Use Your Research to Change the World
This event is co-sponsored by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS), College of Natural Sciences (CNS), College of Education, College of Humanities and Fine Arts (HFA), School of Public Policy (SPP), Center for Research on Families (CRF), College of Engineering, Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR), the Office of the Provost, and University Relations.