Champions of Change
Rebecca M. Townsend, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication at Manchester Community College in Connecticut, serves as the Principal Investigator for the Partnership for Inclusive, Cost-Effective Public Participation. She involves community service learning, cultural communication, and productive deliberation in transit planning public involvement efforts. She is a graduate of the Communication programs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (B.A., Ph.D.) and Indiana University Bloomington (M.A.).