R2: Placemaking – Catalyst Communities: Research at the Intersection of Person and Place

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:45am
Arena Stage, Mac

A variety of geographically and demographically diverse organizations provide diverse perspectives to use in combining research with place. This session will highlight the extent to which research intersects with creative placemaking. 


  1. Investigate the intersection between research and creative placemaking.
  2. Draw lessons from the experiences of a diverse panel of field practitioners.


  • Jon Kay, Director of Traditional Arts Indiana, Indiana University
  • Kathleen Mundell, Special Programs Director, Maine Arts Commission
  • Diana Post, President, Rachel Carson Landmark Alliance


  • Sandra Crewe, Dean School of Social Work, Howard University