KerryAnn O'Meara, Professor of Higher Education and Associate Dean
will speak at the Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia of the National Academy
of Sciences in D.C. Friday, November 17th, 2017 (10:45-12:00) in a
session titled: Incentives for Scientists and Engineers to
Communicate About Their Research.
The Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia on the Science of Science
Communication began in 2012 with an effort to survey the state of the
art of empirical social science research in science communication and
focused on the communication dynamics surrounding issues in science,
engineering, and medicine. This colloquia focuses on ways to build
capacity for and foster the use of evidence-based strategies for
engaging the public with science and ensuring its appropriate use. Dr.
O'Meara was invited as a scholar of faculty careers and reward
systems. She will talk about the role of doctoral socialization, self
efficacy and agency, and recognition in shaping faculty engagement
with public audiences.