This webinar is the third of the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center's Fall Skills-building Webinar Series on Social Science Tools for Making Science Actionable. This series is designed to provide introductions to important social science issues and considerations and describe resources for further learning.
ABOUT THIS WEBINAR:
This webinar will introduce ethnographic research methods that can be used within participatory research projects to deepen researchers’ understanding of stakeholders’ decision-making contexts and organization structures.
Alison M. Meadow | Research Scientist, University of Arizona - Institute of the Environment
Dr. Meadow has a background in Environmental Anthropology. Her research focuses on the process of linking scientists with decision makers to improve the usability of climate science. She also works on several interdisciplinary teams focused on helping natural resource, cultural resource, and emergency managers.
Gigi Owen | Research Scientist, University of Arizona - Institute of the Environment and CLIMAS
Gigi Owen is a social scientist for the Climate Assessment for the Southwest. Her research interests center on connections and interactions between humans and their environments. Gigi is also a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona.