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CoLaborative Thesis Group

Six students - working with MIT faculty, CoLab staff, and a range of community partners - have collaborated on their thesis research throughout the year by sharing their research discoveries, crafting intellectual connections across their studies, trouble-shooting problems, and publicly disseminating findings. Here they discuss the common themes in their work. Click for more info.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (open to the public)

Wednesday, April 21:
Roundtable Discussion – What is a CoLaborative Thesis?
11am – 12pm
Room 9-450A

Wednesday, April 21:
Benjamin Brandin, City Design and Development group
“Bridging the Gap: Designing a More Complete Energy Efficiency Retrofit Strategy for Oakland, California”
2 – 3:30pm, Room 3-412

Thursday, April 22:
Eric Mackres, Environmental Policy and Planning group
“Collaborative and Action-based Framing Processes for Social Movement Building: A Case Study of Community Labor United in Massachusetts”
9 – 10am, Room 9-450B

Thursday, April 22:
Leila Bozorg, International Development Group
“Spatializing Social Justice Through Place-Based Initiatives: Lessons from The Green Impact Zone in Kansas City, Missouri”
12 – 1pm, Room 9-450B

Friday, April 23:
Gayle Christiansen, Housing, Community and Economic Development Group “Makin’ a Way Where There is No Way: Forging Small Business Connections in Camden, New Jersey”
9 – 10am, Room 9-450B

Friday, April 23:
Marianna Leavy-Sperounis, Housing, Community and Economic Development Group “Manufacturing Recovery: A Networked Approach to Green Job Creation in Massachusetts Gateway Cities”
12 – 1pm, Room 9-450A

Friday, April 23 :
Nick Iuviene, Housing, Community and Economic Development Group “Building a Platform for Economic Democracy: A Cooperative Development Strategy for the Bronx”
2 – 3pm, Room 9-450B

CoLaborative Thesis Adviser: Professor Lorlene Hoyt.

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