The STEAM Exchange is a series of colloquia in which speakers from different fields present their interpretation on the same topic. The topic for this month is Drawing Boundaries.
Join other STEAM Factory members for fun, fast academic networking. Learn what your colleagues are working on and find opportunities for collaboration.
This month's speakers...
Jennifer Suchland - Associate Professor in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, will discuss the boundary between the victim and criminal in the legal shifts for naming gender violence in the U.S., including domestic violence and sex trafficking, and the limits of empathy as an ethical guide for drawing the boundaries of justice.
Dustin Mixon - Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, will discuss how drawing boundaries for political purposes (gerrymandering) can be reduced through math and games
Katie Walton - Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, will discuss how individual and organization definitions of “disability” draws boundaries around how people participate in community life, including receiving (or not) social service.