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Date(s) - March 12, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

TILT 221, The Institute for Learning and Teaching



Donnie Johnson Sackey event flyer
Donnie Johnson Sackey event flyer

Dr. Donnie Johnson Sackey will deliver a research talk titled Engaging Environment, Designing Justice, which will be followed by a discussion time with attendees. All are welcome to attend. The discussion is supported by the MA Program in Writing, Rhetoric, and Social Change, the Department of English, The Palmquist Fund, and the College of Liberal Arts at CSU.

About Johnson Sackey

Donnie Johnson Sackey is an assistant professor of rhetoric and writing at the University of Texas at Austin. His research centers on the dynamics of environmental public policy deliberation, environmental justice, and environmental cultural history. Sackey is currently a co-principal investigator on two grant-funded projects from the National Institutes of Health and the Institute for Population Studies, Health Assessment, Administration, Services and Economics. One project assesses communication issues surrounding lead and legionella contamination in municipal water resources in Flint, Michigan; the other is a community-based approach to study adolescent asthma through personalized air-monitoring. In the past he has been funded by the Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors to investigate the ecological impact of airborne petroleum coke on vulnerable populations in Detroit and Dearborn, MI. His work has appeared in Computers and Composition and Present Tense and several edited collections.