Research Clusters

The Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute sponsors research clusters convened by various faculty across campus. Clusters meet several times each semester to discuss common interests and collaborate in shared activities, and are open to participants from any and all disciplines and departments.  

2020-2021 World Language Clusters:

Gizem Arslan, “Critical Literacies for the Digital Age” (with co-conveners LaShonda Eaddy, Communication Studies, and Megan Heuer, Central University Libraries) 

Aria Cabot & Paola Buckley, "Global Literacy and Languages for Specific Purposes: Curricular Design for Building Transferable Skills"

Leticia McDoniel, “Hispanics at Work: Business and Cultural Matters” (with co-convener Jessica Martinez, MBA Candidate, Cox School of Business) 

Lourdes Molina, “Society and Environment in the Global South” (with co-conveners Kristina Nielsen, Meadows, and Matt Hornbach, Earth Sciences) 

For more information and a full description of the cluster and proposed activities see:
https://www.smu.edu/Dedman/Research/Institutes-and-Centers/DCII/Programs/ResearchCluster