ASEE paper 2014: Ethnography in Engineering Ethics Education

Note: The below work is in the peer-reviewed conference proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).

This paper was presented at the 121st ASEE annual Conference & Exposition in Indianapolis, IN. It was coauthored by co-Principal Investigator (co-PI) Yanna Lambrinidou, Virginia Tech graduate students in Civil and Environmental Engineering William Rhoads and Sid Roy, former Executive Director of the Clean Air Coalition of Western New York (CACWNY) Erin Heaney, and CACWNY founding board members Glenn and Jen Ratajczak. Complementing existing approaches to the analysis of ethical dilemmas in engineering/science, it provides a framework that foregrounds the interdependence of engineers and the publics they serve, encourages an “ethic of engagement” through the use of ethnographic listening, and provides a rationale for adopting empirical research methodologies into engineering ethics education.

Here is the paper:


Below are photographs from the August 2013 visit that William Rhoads, Sid Roy, and Yanna Lambrinidou paid to CACWNY in Buffalo, NY.

Glenn-Jen-Yanna-William-Sid 2013

Aug 2013: Tonawanda, NY: coauthors Glenn Ratajczak, CACWNY; Jen Ratajczak, CACWNY; Yanna Lambrinidou, VT; William Rhoads, VT, and Sid Roy, VT, at the home of Glenn and Jen Ratajczak.

William-Erin-Sid 2013

Aug 2013, Buffalo, NY: coauthors William Rhoads, Erin Heany, and Sid Roy at the offices of CACWNY

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