UoB BMVP Mary Brydon-Miller Departmenal Lecture 'Engaging and Mobilizing Communities: A Participatory Research Approach'

19 July 2018, 11.30 AM - 19 July 2018, 12.30 PM

UoB BMVP Mary Brydon-Miller, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Common Room, 8 Priory Road

Mary Brydon-Miller, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, & Organizational Development in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville. She is a participatory action researcher who conducts work in both school and community settings. Her current research focuses on research ethics in educational and community settings, including work on the Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project, Disability and Community: Dis/engagement, dis/enfranchisement, dis/parity and dissent. 

In this lecture, Professor Brydon-Miller will provide a description and account of the process of participatory action research in mobilizing communities for action and social change.  She will bring the method to life, and demystify its complexities, by drawing on examples from her own practice as a participatory researcher.

Contact information

Please contact Professor Brydon-Miller's host Mrs Aggie Bezzina (School of Policy Studies).