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Brown University Panel: Flint Michigan

  • Brown University, Metcalf Auditorim 90 Thayer Street Providence, RI, 02906 United States (map)

Join us for a discussion of the lead poisoning in Flint, MI with GHHI Outcome Broker Betsy Stubblefield Loucks on a panel of Brown experts on environmental hazards, water quality, and social justice:

Elizabeth Hoover: Elizabeth Hoover is Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies, and teaches courses on environmental health and justice in Native communities, indigenous food movements, Native American museum curation, and community engaged research.

Amanda Boston: A PhD student in the American Studies department. She has a B.A. in Political Science and African and African American Studies and M.A. in Political Science from Duke University. Her research interests include Africana political thought, the social, cultural, and ideological construction of race, the intersection of race, nation, and citizenship and the politics of African American popular culture.

Joe Braun: Dr. Braun is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology in the Program in Public Health. Dr. Braun is interested in studying the patterns, determinants, and health consequences of early life environmental chemical exposures in pregnant women, infants, and children.  He has a special in studying obesity and neurodevelopmental disorders like ADHD and autism.