November 30, 2017: Motivating Investment in Interdisciplinary Infrastructure: What Can One Person Do?

Click here to view the November 30th webinar presented by Dr. Michael O’Rourke, Interim Director of the MSU Center for Interdisciplinarity, Professor of Philosophy, and faculty in AgBioResearch and Environmental Science & Policy at Michigan State University. Dr. O’Rourke shares his thoughts on how to gather resources, data, and good arguments for investing in interdisciplinary research, in its infrastructure, and in hiring and training capable staff. Reflecting on multiple interdisciplinary pursuits over the course of his career, he shares details about successful and unsuccessful strategies for building interdisciplinary capacity in an academic institution.