By |Published On: March 15th, 2018|Categories: University Communications|

 Leading Workshops and Hosting Evening Get-Together

Students, alumni and faculty are representing Fielding well at the Society for Applied Anthropology’s annual meeting, taking place in Philadelphia from April 3-7.

From 5:30 to 7:30 on Friday, April 6, an informal social get together will introduce Fielding folks to prospective students at Finn McCool’s Ale House. Our scholar-practitioners can be found presenting in a variety of conference sessions, as well. See the schedule below for details.

The Loews Philadelphia Hotel


1:30-3:20 Friday, Washington A

Cruzando Puentes: Crossing Cultural Bridges to Sustainable Futures

Chaired by faculty members David Blake Willis and Connie Corley and student Diyana Dobberteen

  • Student Linda Urban, Crossing Cultural and Perceptual Bridges: In Communities and within Researchers
  • Diyana Dobberteen, Abundant Culture, Shrinking Options: Boyle Heights and Gentrification in 2017
  • Student Wayne Chang, What Makes a Community?: Visual Mapping of Support Structures and Social Systems for Sustainable Futures in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California, USA; and Attributing Forgiveness in Resilience and Posttraumatic Growth in Recovering Gang Members to Develop Sustainable Futures
  • Connie Corley, Cruzando Puentes: Crossing Cultural Bridges to Sustainable Futures
    David Blake Willis, A Visual Ethnography of Boyle Heights: Questioning Sustainable Futures and Pasts
  • Student Eliza Von Baeyer, The Bridge from a Contentious Present to a Sustainable Future for Boyle Heights: The Importance of Visual and Social Media Narratives
  • Discussants: Student Claude Cloutier and Alumni Marc Hanlan

8-9:50 am Wednesday, Anthony

Student Engagement

Student Shelli HendricksMeasuring the Effectiveness of an International Sea Turtle Internship Program in Developing Future Leaders


Noon to 1:30 Wednesday, Franklin

Resilience and Sustainability (Risk & Disaster TIG)

Wayne Chang, Effective Social Media Use in the Response Phase of a Disaster by Distant Spontaneous Volunteers to Organize the Initial Chaos to Build a Sustainable Future


1:30-3:20 Wednesday, Tubman

Organizational Culture, Practices, and Change (Business TIG)

Claude Cloutier and Marc Hanlan, A Healthy and Distributively Just Organization Is a Sustainable Organization: What Is Healthy Distributive Justice?


3:30-5:20 Wednesday, Regency C1

Care and the State

Chair: Student Kimberly Cantergiani

  • Alumna Colette Street, Where Is the Love? And Why Creating Sustainable Futures for Families Post CPS Case Closure Can’t Work Without It
  • Kimberly Cantergiani, Women, Children, Violence and Homelessness: A Case Study of a Sustainable Systems-Based Program

See the SfAA website for more information on the meeting.

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