CURA is pleased to announce the recipients of this year′s Fesler-Lampert Chair in Urban and Regional Affairs and Faculty Interactive Research Program Award.
Forrest Fleischman from the Department of Forest Resources is the 2021-2022 Fesler-Lampert Chair in Urban and Regional Affairs with this project, Urban Environmental Policy Advocacy: How Citizens Shape Cities’ Environmental Policy Agenda in the Twin Cities.
Additionally, three Faculty Interactive Research Program proposals were funded:
- Samuel S. David (Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education and Human Development) Tailoring a Multilingual Literacy Intervention for Minnesota Students from Less Commonly Spoken Language Backgrounds
- Melissa A. Koenig (Institute of Child Development, College of Education and Human Development) Understanding and Measuring Students’ Trust in their Teachers
- Soumya Sen (Information and Decision Sciences Department, Carlson School of Management) Using Data Analytics to Improve Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment in Minnesota
The CURA supports applied research projects by faculty that actively involve community partners in the research process. These programs provide grants, technical assistance, or other support for applied faculty research projects. The Faculty Interactive Research Program supports interactive public policy research between University of Minnesota faculty and community organizations or government agencies in Minnesota. The Fesler-Lampert Chair in Urban and Regional Affairs supports the work of a University of Minnesota faculty member on a project related to urban and regional affairs in Minnesota.
The research from these projects will be published in The CURA Reporter.