Keahna  Margeson

Keahna Margeson

PhD, Interdisciplinary, September 2021-ongoing- Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

MS in Sociology, Thesis: Understanding City parks as New Common Pool Resources: A Case Study of the Dakota Nature Park. December 2018 – South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

BS in Sociology, Minor in Psychology, Honors Program, December 2015 – South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

Research Ethics Board Member, Social Sciences and Humanities, Dalhousie, 2021- present
Assist researchers in application of three fundamental principles of research: respect for persons, concern for welfare, and justice
Review research applications
Consider ethics aspects of research protocol
Assessment of annual or other reports

Student Affairs Committee, Representative-Elect, Council Member, International Association for Society and Natural Resources, 2021-present
Foster interdisciplinary approaches for students studying social and ecological sciences
Create welcoming atmosphere to engage students in professional development activities
Communicate with students about learning and professional development opportunities
Liasson between Council and student members
Generate professional outreach materials

Social Science Research Support, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Environmental Protection Agency in Duluth, MN, January 2019-2021
Qualitative data analysis
Translation of findings through reports, journal articles, and technical briefings
Adhering to project structure and deadlines
Oral and written communication to technical audiences, supervisors, and colleagues

Board Member, Friends of Lake Superior Reserve, Superior, WI, June 2019-2021
Contribute to creation and implementation of communication plan
Contribute to creation and implementation of strategic action plan
Design and implementation of organization website
Outreach and communication, emphasizing equity and inclusion

Social media and communications management

Northwoods Women in Science, 2020-present

Journal article

Sherren, K., Margeson, K., Chen, Y., J.R, P., & Smit, M. (in review). Digital Impact Assessment. In T. Fischer, S. Bice, U. J. Thakur, M. Montano, B. Noble, & F. Retief (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Impact Assessment.
Zhao, Q.; Chen, Y.; Gone Pallavi, K.; Wells, E.; Margeson, K,; Sherren, K. (in review). Modelling cultural ecosystem services in agricultural dykelands and tidal wetlands to inform climate adaptation decisions: a social media data approach. Marine Policy.

Eisenhauer, E., Williams, K., Margeson, K., Paczuski, S., Mulvaney, K. Hano, M.C. 2020. Advancing translational research in environmental science: The role and impact of social science. Environmental Science & Policy.
Reports and data

Williams, K., Margeson, K., Paczuski, S., Clarke, R., Auker, K., Hoffman, J. 2020. Beneficial Use of Dredge Material Decision Tool. RESES Final Report. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Duluth MN, EPA/600/R-20/409.
Williams, K., Margeson, K., Paczuski, S., and Hoffman, J. 2019. Mud Lake Future Alternatives Community Values and Health Impacts Analysis. Data set. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Duluth, MN, EPA/600/F19/054.

Oral Presentations

Angradi, T, S. Green, T. Hollenhorst, J. Josephs, J. Launspach, K. Margeson, S. Paczuski, M. Wick, K. Williams, and J. Witts. Learning at Pickle Ponds: What does R2R2R look like in a place. St. Louis River Summit, Duluth, MN, March 1-3, 2021.

Paczuski, S., K. Margeson, K. Williams, and J. Hoffman. Decision support for the beneficial use of dredged material. International Association of the Great Lakes (IAGL) Virtual Meeting, Duluth, MN, June 4-5, 2020.

Paczuski, S., K. Margeson, K. Williams, and J. Hoffman. Supporting decision-making through analysis of the beneficial reuse of dredged materials in the St. Louis River. St Louis River Summit, Duluth, MN, March 3-4, 2020.

Poster Presentations

Margeson, K, S. Paczuski, K. Williams and J. Hoffman. Using the R3 Paradigm to understand decision making in beneficial use of dredged material projects. St. Louis River Summit, Duluth, MN, March 3-4, 2020.

Margeson, K. Cultivating collaboration in a public park: A case study of the Dakota Nature Park as a common pool resource. International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2018.

Margeson, K. Promise for Pine Ridge: What are the perceived effects of Thunder Valley Community Development Corp. being federally recognized as a Promise Zone? SDSU Sociology 90th Anniversary Research Symposium, 2016.

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