Immersion Distinguished Scholar Workshop: Team Science Skills

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Jon Kramer, SESYNC
Time of Event: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 09:00 to 17:00

National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)
1 Park Place, Suite 300
Annapolis, MD 21401

Immersion Distinguished Scholar Workshop: Team Science Skills.

Jon Kramer, SESYNC

Jonathan Kramer is the Director for Interdisciplinary Science at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, University of Maryland (SESYNC: He focuses on the design of programs and the use of facilitation to advance synthesis-based research that can inform problem solving around socio-environmental issues. His work includes the development and use of effective practices that help interdisciplinary teams of scientists and others work effectively together. Jon has led the development and implementation of the SESYNC Graduate Research Fellows Program, a unique research and training experience that has engaged over 250 doctoral students over the past 4 years. His interests also include understanding and improving approaches that link science to decision-making in the environmental arena and he is engaged in efforts that foster organizational development, strategic planning and management to strengthen science-based organizations.  Jon received a BS at the University of Massachusetts, MS at SUNY Stony Brook and Ph.D. at the University of Maryland. He was on the research faculty of the Center of Marine Biotechnology in Baltimore, MD.   Prior to coming to SESYNC, Jon was the Director of the Maryland Sea Grant College Program. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Hudson River Foundation and the External Advisory Committee of the New England Sustainability Consortium.

The Immersion Program centers around a series of collaborative workshops led by Immersion Distinguished Scholars. These workshops are designed to immerse participants in theories and methods foundational to understanding current environmental challenges and their underlying socio-environmental systems. 

This is a closed workshop designed for SESYNC Postdoctoral Fellows.

For more information about the the Immersion Wokshop click here.


The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, funded through an award to the University of Maryland from the National Science Foundation, is a research center dedicated to accelerating data-driven scientific discovery at the interface of human and ecological systems. Visit us online at and follow us on Twitter @SESYNC.

Event type: 
Immersion Workshop
Event Attendance: 
Private Working Group
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