The Engaged Scholar: The risks, rewards, and responsibilities of bringing your research to the public

UNDATED – Join The Conversation on June 22 for an important conversation with Andrew J. Hoffman on his latest book, The Engaged Scholar: Expanding The Impact of Academic Research in Today’s World, moderated by Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University. 

Andrew Hoffman

Hoffman has published over 100 articles and book chapters, as well as 18 books which have been translated into five languages. We will explore the limitations of the academic reward system and the importance of scholarly engagement in the public sphere.  How should scholars use social media?  Why is getting academic research out to the public a critical goal? How does research impact society, and what are the future trends?

Michael Crow

Michael Crow, the sixteenth president of Arizona State University, is an educator, knowledge enterprise architect, science and technology policy scholar, and author of books and articles analyzing the design of higher education institutions and systems. His “New American University” model is dedicated to the simultaneous pursuit of comprehensive excellence, broad inclusion and meaningful social impact has driven ASU’s rapid transformation into one of America’s leading public metropolitan research universities.

Andrew J. Hoffman will be the guest speaker on Tuesday, June 22, from 5:15 p.m. until 6:15 p.m. EDT and from 2:15 p.m. until 3:15 p.m. PDT. Please bring your questions about this important topic.

The event is a part of a series of free webinars with The Conversation; however, a donation is welcome. Space is limited, so register as soon as possible.
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