Speaker to Discuss Research Ethics
By Sherry Fisher
C. Kristina Gunsalus, a nationally recognized expert on research ethics, will offer an interactive session on "Research Ethics: How to Have a
Dispute Professionally" on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the North Reading Room of the Wilbur Cross Building.
Her presentation is expected to be of interest to faculty and students in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
Gunsalus serves as special counsel in the Office of University Counsel and adjunct professor in the College of Law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She teaches courses in negotiation at the law school and, as special counsel, works on projects to duplicate the success of the Urbana campus in lowering litigation costs.
As an associate provost for many years, Gunsalus was responsible for a range of academic policy and administrative duties, including training and support of department heads, and the interpretation and revision of academic policy.
She served on the Committee on Research Integrity of the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable Ad Hoc Group on Conflict of Interest. She was a member of the United States Commission on Research Integrity and served for four years as chair of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility.
A licensed attorney, Gunsalus graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law and has an AB with distinction in history from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
A videotape of the presentation will be made available to faculty and students.