Geography Speaker series Presents, Dr. Kerry Ard

Geograaphy Speaker series March 22 2024 Kerry Ard
March 22, 2024
3:30PM - 5:00PM
1080 Derby Hall

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Add to Calendar 2024-03-22 15:30:00 2024-03-22 17:00:00 Geography Speaker series Presents, Dr. Kerry Ard The Department of Geography Speaker Series presents Dr. Kerry Ard Associate Professor, School of Environmental and Natural Resources, The Ohio State UniversityDr. Ard will present:  The Role of Spatial Segregation in Explaining Environmental and Health Disparities in a U.S. Context.Abstract: The talk explores the link between spatial segregation, environmental injustice, and health disparities in the United States. Beginning with historical context, Dr Ard highlights racial segregation, its impact on living conditions, and its role in the persistent inequality in pollution exposure. She extends her analysis to ineffective policies and economic development narratives, emphasizing the failure of federal and state-level efforts to address environmental justice. The role of local governments in perpetuating spatial inequality is discussed, emphasizing the decentralization trend in policymaking. The presentation concludes by proposing a comprehensive approach to address historic inequities and enhance the well-being of communities.  1080 Derby Hall Department of Geography geog_webmaster@osu.edu America/New_York public

The Department of Geography Speaker Series presents Dr. Kerry Ard Associate Professor, School of Environmental and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University

Dr. Ard will present:  The Role of Spatial Segregation in Explaining Environmental and Health Disparities in a U.S. Context.

Abstract: The talk explores the link between spatial segregation, environmental injustice, and health disparities in the United States. Beginning with historical context, Dr Ard highlights racial segregation, its impact on living conditions, and its role in the persistent inequality in pollution exposure. She extends her analysis to ineffective policies and economic development narratives, emphasizing the failure of federal and state-level efforts to address environmental justice. The role of local governments in perpetuating spatial inequality is discussed, emphasizing the decentralization trend in policymaking. The presentation concludes by proposing a comprehensive approach to address historic inequities and enhance the well-being of communities.

Geograaphy Speaker series March 22 2024 Kerry Ard