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OLPD well represented at U of MN's Inaugural International Research Conference

The Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (OLPD) was well represented at the recent University of Minnesota Addressing Global Challenges through International Research Inaugural International Research Conference on February 17, 2012. The following faculty, students, and staff presented at the event:

  • Karen Seashore, Regents Professor, Global U Forum, "How Should Global Governance Shape the International Research Agenda? What Are the Opportunities and Where Are the Gaps in Solving Problems on a Global Scale?"
  • Melissa Anderson, Professor, Presentation, "Ethics in International Research: Unique Issues and Case Studies"
  • Chantal Figueroa, Ph.D. Student, Presentation, "ClaraMente: Constructing Mental Health and Stigma in Guatemala City"
  • Hui Bi, Research Assistant, Poster Session, "Women's Entrepreneurship, Learning, and Empowerment: Assessing the Impact of Microfinance on Women in Rural China"
  • Darwin Hendel, Associate Professor, and Takehito Kamata, Ph.D. Student, Poster Session, "The Five Domestic University Ranking Systems and National Higher Education Issues in Japan"
  • Nelson M. Nkhoma, Graduate Student, and Takehito Kamata, Ph.D. Student, Poster Session, "Asia Aids Africa? An Assessment of Japan's Official Development Aid to Malawi through Mathematics and Science Education"

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