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Florida Atlantic University and Boca Raton Public Library present:

RESEARCH IN ACTION SERIES

2020 Featured Speakers

Enroll online at bocalibrary.org

Your voice. Our research.
We want to hear from you! Write us at fau.research@fau.edu

Donate: FAU excellence in research fund

Select Thursdays at the Boca Raton Public Library,
located at 400 NW 2nd Ave, Boca Raton, FL 33432

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Jan. 16

Photo Research in Action Sameer Hinduja

Your Role in Combatting Cyberbullying

Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice,
College for Design and Social Inquiry

Feb. 20

Photo Research in Action Kate Detwiler

When Nature Breaks the Rules: Mating Between Species

Kate Detwiler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in the Dorothy F.
College for Design and Social Inquiry

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March 19

Photo Research in Action Colin Polsky

Wading Through the Sea Level Rise

Colin Polsky, Ph.D.
Director of the Center for Environmental Studies,
Professor in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

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April 23

Photo Research in Action Cassandra Atkin-Plunk

Employment After Imprisonment

Cassandra Atkin-Plunk, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Graduate Coordinator,
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
in the College for Design and Social Inquiry

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May 21

Photo Research in Action Larry Toll

The Opioid Epidemic and What We Can Do About it

Larry Toll, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Science
in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine

June 18

Photo Research in Action Jason Hallstrom

The Internet of Things: Past, Present and Future

Jason Hallstrom, Ph.D.
Professor, College of Engineering
and Computer Science and Director of the I-SENSE

July 16

Photo Research in Action Daniel Meeroff

Your Path to Environmental Sustainability

Daniel Meeroff, Ph.D.
Associate Chair and Professor in the Department of Civil,
Environmental and Geomatics Engineering,
in the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Aug. 20

Photo Research in Action Henriette van Praag

Exercise and the Brain: Reasons to Run

Henriette van Praag, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Science
in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine

Sept. 17

Photo Research in Action Maria Fadiman

Inside the Mind of a Psychopath

Michael DeDonno, Ph.D.
Research Psychologist,
Educational Leadership and Research
Methodology in the College of Education

Oct. 8

Photo Research in Action Maria Fadiman

A Loan and a Dream: Borrow to Grow

Rebel Cole, Ph.D.
Lynn Eminent Scholar Endowed
Professor of Finance
in the Finance Department in the College of Business

Nov. 12

Photo Research in Action Maria Fadiman

Veterans and Dogs: A New Leash on Life

Cheryl Krause-Parello, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Holistic Health in the
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, and Director
of Canines Providing Assistance to Wounded Warriors

Dec.10

Photo Research in Action Maria Fadiman

Lasting Memories: New Alzheimer’s Initiatives

María de los Ángeles Ordóñez, DNP
Associate Professor in the Christine E. Lynn
College of Nursing, and Director of the Louis
and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center

Feb. 21

Photo Research in Action Maria Fadiman

The Relationship Between Plants and People

Maria Fadiman, Ph.D.
College of Science

audio iconListen to Maria in a recent Ask a Scientist podcast.

March 7

Photo Research in Action Rindy Anderson

Why Birds Sing, Why It Matters

Rindy Anderson, Ph.D.
College of Science


audio iconListen to Rindy in a recent Ask a Scientist podcast.

April 18

Photo Research in Action Stacey Balkan

The Stories We Tell About Climate Change and Energy

Stacey Balkan, Ph.D.
College of Arts & Letters

May 16

Photo Research in Action Rhys Williams

So You Wanna be an Entrepreneur?

Rhys Williams, JD, MBA
FAU Tech Runway

June 20

Photo Research in Action Ata Sarajedini

The Formation & Evolution of Our Galaxy:
What We Learn from Variable Stars

Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D.
College of Science

Nov. 21

Photo Research in Action Oge Marques

Human Augmentation: Technology, Applications and Implications

Oge Marques, Ph.D.
College of Engineering

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We want to hear from you! Write us at fau.research@fau.edu   |  Download the brochure   |  Donate: FAU excellence in research fund



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