September 23, 2019
2019-2020 cohort of Civic Engagement Fellows announced
The Office of the Provost, Center for Engagement and Community Development, and Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy announce the 2019-2020 Civic Engagement Fellows cohort.
The Civic Engagement Fellows, funded by the Kettering Foundation, is an invited professional development and peer-learning group of faculty and professional staff committed to understanding and integrating deliberative practice within community-engaged scholarship.
The Civic Engagement Fellows program, led by Timothy Shaffer and David Procter, works to build a community of practice around community-engaged scholarship; strengthen faculty and staff's understanding of and commitment to deliberative practices within community-engaged scholarship; create faculty cohorts who address significant campus and community challenges; and energize faculty and staff to become agents of change.
The 2019-2020 cohort of Civic Engagement Fellows are Todd Gabbard, associate professor of architecture; Brianne Heidbreder, associate professor of political science; Vibha Jani, associate professor of interior architecture; Elaine Johannes, extension specialist in family studies and human services; Katherine Nelson, assistant professor of geography; Carol Sevin, academic services librarian; Kathrine Schlageck, associate curator of education, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art; Amber Vennum, associate professor of family studies and human services; and Andy Wefald, associate professor of leadership studies.