Environmental Health Sciences Seminar: The Work of Air Justice

When Apr 04, 2024
from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where CTR room 124 or Microsoft Teams
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IN-PERSON: Room 124, Clinical & Translational Research Building, or ONLINE: Microsoft Teams
Poole & Cochran 2023

Join UofL’s Center for Integrative Environmental Health Sciences and the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology for the next EHS seminar with Megan Poole, assistant professor of English, and Eboni Neal Cochran, co-director of Rubbertown Emergency Action (REACT), a grassroots organization of residents living near or at the fence-line of a cluster of chemical facilities commonly referred to as “Rubbertown.”

Her work helps residents fight for strong laws to stop toxic air pollution at local, state, and federal levels and full disclosure of chemical exposures.

Megan Poole (Ph.D., Penn State University) is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Louisville where she specializes in rhetoric, feminist science studies, and science and technical writing. Her research considers how rhetoric can bring the sciences to value non-traditional ways of knowing, such as embodied knowledge that comes through lived experience.

Eboni received the UofL Sustainability Council's 2023 Josh Smith Sustainability Award for her work with Dr. Poole, who is an alum of the Council's Green Threads Program.

Register here for online attendance.