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|2017 Marcia M. Feld Leadership Award|
A Closer Look at Carissa Slotterback
Marcia M. Feld Leadership Award
The ACSP / FWIG Marica M. Feld Leadership Award recognizes a Faculty Women’s Interest Group (FWIG) colleague for outstanding leadership within the ACSP organization.
The winner of the 2017 ACSP/FWIG Marcia M. Feld Leadership Award is Carissa Slotterback.
"We laud your work to tackle challenging and important issues that women in the planning academy face, notably your work on surveying, analyzing, and promoting improvement in faculty birth and adoption policies. Your nominating letters spoke compellingly of your bravery and determination to bring these issues to the forefront and speak eloquently and persuasively on them. We recognize the lasting contribution you have made by giving leaders tools that they could use to improve equity in their departments.”
Slotterback assumed the role of associate dean in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota in June 2017. She has been a member of the Humphrey School faculty for 13 years and previously served as director of research engagement in the University of Minnesota’s Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), as well as director of the Resilient Communities Project and Master of Urban and Regional Planning program. Known for her important work on collaborative engagement, Slotterback has initiated and led University-wide efforts to advance cross-disciplinary and engaged education and research. Her research and teaching have focused on public and stakeholder engagement and decision making related to environmental planning, impact assessment, and sustainability. She is actively engaged with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning and began her second term as secretary in fall 2017.
Here’s A Closer Look at Slotterback:
Q: How did you feel upon accepting the award?
Q: Who do you want to thank, if anyone?
Q: What inspires you about the work for which you won your award?
Q: What's next?