May 11, 2017, 12:00PM (ET)
Gendered Intersections: Public Administrators’ Views of Gender & Its Role in Transportation Decisionmaking
This webcast will explore transportation administrators’ views of the role of gender in public decisionmaking. What gets built? How? Why? For whom? This webcast tackles the difficulty of examining the role that gender considerations play in transportation policy.
Presenters: Gerard C. Wellman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Politics & Public Administration, California State University; and Josephine K. Hazelton, Graduate Student, California State University
Gerard C. Wellman is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration at California State University, Stanislaus in Northern California. Receiving his PhD from the University of Nebraska in 2011, Gerard’s primary research interests revolve around questions of equity and justice in transportation and mobility planning, specifically with regard to public and active transportation and the negative societal effects of car-centric urban planning. His recent publications can be found in Public Administration Quarterly, Public Works Management & Policy, Journal of Community Development, and, of course, the Journal of Public Transportation. When not spending time with his three young sons, Gerard enjoys gardening, running half marathons, and exploring California’s beautiful landscape.
Josephine K. Hazelton is a graduate student in the Master of Public Administration program at California State University, Stanislaus. She has previously spent time working in Washington, D.C. for a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Josephine’s research interests include public and active transportation policy, environmental justice, urban sprawl, and feminist theory in relationship to space and place. Her most recent work explores transportation inequity in California’s Central Valley.