Apr 14 • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Multiple Forms of Resilience Concerning Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS)
The Spring 2020 lineup of the "Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies" Speaker Series is presented by Northeastern University's Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, the Northeastern Humanities Center, and the Department of Political Science.
This last session of the series - Multiple Forms of Resilience Concerning Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS) - features GRI's faculty affiliate, Phil Brown and will be held in 909 Renaissance Park at Northeastern University from 6:00 - 7:30 pm on Tuesday, April 14th. To register for the speaker event please click here.
About the Speaker
Phil Brown is University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Health Science at Northeastern University, where he directs the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute and its PFAS Project lab, which has grants from NSF to study social policy and activism concerning PFAS, and from NIEHS to study children’s immune responses to PFAS and community response to contamination, and to develop a nationwide report-back and information exchange. He directs an NIEHS T-32 training program, “Transdisciplinary Training at the Intersection of Environmental Health and Social Science,” heads the Community Outreach and Translation Core of Northeastern’s Children’s Environmental Health Center (Center for Research on Early Childhood Exposure and Development in Puerto Rico/CRECE) and both the Research Translation Core and Community Engagement Core of Northeastern’s Superfund Research Program (Puerto Rico Testsite to Explore Contamination Threats (PROTECT). His books include No Safe Place: Toxic Waste, Leukemia, and Community Action, Toxic Exposures: Contested Illnesses and the Environmental Health Movement, and Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science and Health.