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Faculty to present at 2021 Chicago Research Summit


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Several faculty from DePaul's Chicago Quarter Program have been selected to present at the 2021 Chicago Research Summit​. The event is set for Friday, Oct. 15. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend and learn from each other about best practices in education.​

This year's DePaul presenters include:

  • Brian Maj, a senior program administrator and instructor in the School of Accountancy & MIS, will present “Student Equity and Access to Big Business in Chicago” with Joshua Chis
  • Jane Baxter, an associate professor and chair of ​the anthropology program, will present “Community Partnerships and Digital Public Humanities: (Re)Presenting the History of the Pullman Building” with Andrew  H. Bullen
  • Michelangelo Giampaoli, a faculty member in the anthropology program, will present “Roots Matter: Chicago Cemeteries and a Proposal for Social Empowerment”
  • Euan Hague, director of the School of Public Service and professor of geography, and Michael James, a professor of sociology, will present “Voices of Activism: Teaching and Researching About Chicago in the 1960s and 1970s” with Katy Hogan​
  • Nick Kachiroubas, an associate teaching professor in the School of Public Service, will present "Experiencing Chicago - One Ward at a Time"
Co-hosted by the DePaul University Library, the Chicago Research Summit is a city-wide event that invites educators and community partners to learn about best practices and strategies to engage undergraduate students in research about the city. The summit also serves as platform to share the successes and challenges of incorporating Chicago-based research assignments and projects into undergraduate courses and to learn about resources, collections and opportunities that support Chicago-based research.​