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Past Faculty Fellows

Since the summer of 2008 the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) has been organizing a fellows program for faculty members seeking to transform or create a course with an integrated community-based learning (CBL) component.

Fellows receive stipends to attend CBL workshops, work on their CBL courses over the summer, and participate in a CBL faculty-learning community during the academic year.  In addition, faculty receive ongoing pedagogical support from the CCE as they work with their students and community partners.

*Congratulations to our former Faculty Fellows who have been honored with the University's Distinguished Educator Award, as marked below.

2017-2018 Faculty Fellows

Lauranett Lee, Public History
Introduction to Public History and Public History Capstone Course

Tom Mullen, Journalism
News Writing & Reporting and FYS: Civic Journalism & Social Justice

Melissa Ooten, WGSS*
FYS: Slavery in the Contemporary Imagination

Karina Vazquez, LALIS
Spanish in the Community

2016-2017 Faculty Fellows

Elizabeth Baughan, Classical Studies
Introduction to Archeology

Olivier Delers, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
SSIR:  Reading to Live

Kristine Grayson, Biology
Integrated Biological Principles II

Meredith Harbach, Law
Civil Procedure

George Hiller, School of Professional & Continuing Studies
Understanding Language and Culture:  Latin Americans/ Latinos

Amy Howard, Bonner Center for Civic Engagement
FYS:  Community 

Erik Johnson, Economics
Urban Economics

Todd Lookingbill, Geography and the Environment
Landscape Ecology

Julie McConnell, Law
Children's Defense Clinic

Tom Mullen, Journalism
Civic Journalism and Social Justice

Kimberly Robinson, Law
Education Law and Policy

Ernesto Semán, Leadership
Leadership in the Humanities

Dean Simpson, Classical Studies
The Classical Elements of the English Language

Andy Spalding, Law
Corporate Compliance

Martin Sulzer-Reichel, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Insiders/Outsiders:  Arab Encounters with the West

Shital Thekdi, Management
Statistics for Business and Economics

Carrie Wu, Biology
Introduction to Biological Thinking:  Biological Invasions

2015-2016 Faculty Fellows

Kim Gower, Leadership
Justice and Civil Society

Jeannine Keefer, UR Libraries
20th Century Architecture and the City of Richmond

Maia Linask, Economics
International Trade: Causes, Consequences, and Controls

Françoise Ravaux-Kirkpatrick
Citizen Camera

Sydney Watts, History
Social Utopias

2014-2015 Faculty Fellows

Carol Brown, Law
Housing Law

Lidia Radi, Modern Literatures & Cultures
Women, Temptation, and Virtue

Kimberly Robinson, Law
Law and Educational Equity

Nicole Sackley, History
The Historian's Workshop

Monika Siebert, English
America in the World, the World in America

Joe Troncale, Modern Literatures & Cultures
What is Art For?

2013-14 Faculty Fellows

Monti Narayan Datta, Political Science
Human Rights and Modern Day Slavery

Thais M. Diaz Montalvo, Latin American and Iberian Studies
Spanish in the Community

Jan H. French, Anthropology
Human Rights in America

George L. Hiller, SPCS
Understanding Culture & Language II

N. Elizabeth Schlatter, University Museums
Museum Studies: Exhibiting Russian Jewish History in Richmond

David Stevens, English
Writing in Richmond

Shital A. Thekdi, Management
Statistics for Business and Economics

Douglas L. Winiarski, History and American Studies
Richmond: City of the Dead

2012-14 Research and Scholarship Fellows

Laura Browder, English and American Studies*
Documentary Theatre and Digital Archive

Jennifer Erkulwater, Political Science
Policy and Poverty/Methods Class

Nuray Grove, Modern Literatures and Cultures
International Students and Community-Based Learning

Patricia Herrera, Theatre and Dance
Documentary Theatre and Digital Archive

Jeff Pollack, Management
Social Entrepreneurship and Community-Based Learning

Carlos Valencia, Latin American and Iberian Studies
Spanish in the Community

2012-13 Faculty Fellows

Olivier Delers, Modern Literatures and Cultures
French-English Translation

Mary Finley-Brook, Geography and the Environment
Latin American Geographies: Transnational and Local Connections

Craig Kocher, Office of the Chaplaincy
SSIR: Living a Life of Consequence: Self Discovery and Social Change

Monika Kukar-Kinney, Marketing
Database Marketing

Nicole Maurantonio, Rhetoric and Communication Studies
Memory and Memorializing in the City of Richmond

Betsy Mullen, Journalism
News Writing and Reporting

Jonathan Whitaker, Management
Consulting Process and Practicum

Eric Yellin, History and American Studies
Introduction to American Studies

2011-12 Faculty Fellows

Amit Eynan, Management
Operations Management

Della Fenster, Mathematics and Computer Science
SSIR: Science In Context

Nuray Grove, Modern Languages and Cultures
English Communication in Cultural Context and Academic Writing in English as a Second Language

Rick Mayes, Political Science
Global Health, Medical Humanities, and Human Rights

Tom Mullen, Journalism
FYS: Civic Journalism and Social Justice

Jennifer Nourse, Sociology and Anthropology
Medicine and Health from a Global/ Anthropological Perspective

David Salisbury, Geography and the Environment
Mapping sustainability: Cartography and Geographical Information in an Environmental Context

Mary Kelly Tate, Law
FYS: A Meditation on Wrongful Conviction

2010-2011 Faculty Fellows

Todd Lookingbill, Geography
Geography of the James River Watershed

Laura Browder, American Studies/English and Patricia Herrera, Theatre and Dance
Documentary Theatre

Scott Nesbitt, Digital Scholarship Lab  (with Ed Ayers),
Mapping American History (FYS)

Val Venderzyk, Accounting
Accounting Systems

Laura Browder, American Studies*
Immigrant Histories

Catherine Bagwell, Psychology (with Rick Mayes)
SSIR: Children and Mental Health

Mavis Brown, Education
Educating Diverse Learners

2009-10 Faculty Fellows

Holly Blake, Associate Dean, Women's Education and Development
WILL/WGSS Senior Seminar

Jeni Burnette, Psychology 
Applied Social Psychology

Jonathan Dattelbaum,  Chemistry
Biochemistry

Paula Lessem, Biology
Emerging Infectious Diseases

Elizabeth Outka,  English, and Kevin Pelletier, English
Literature of War

Jeff Pollack,  Management
Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Andrea Simpson,  Political Science
No Place to Go: Women, Dependency, and Homelessness

Carol Wharton, Sociology and Women's Studies
Homes and Neighborhoods

2008-09 Faculty Fellows

Ronald Bacigal, Law
Criminal Process

Doug Bosse, Management
Strategic Management

Jennifer Erkulwater, Political Science
The Politics of Poverty and Place

Jane Geaney, Religion
Orientalism, Racism, and Religion

Elisabeth Gruner, English
Introduction to Children's Literature

Gill Hickman, Leadership Studies
Leading Change

Scott Johnson, Rhetoric and Communication Studies
Topics in Research: Interviewing Methods

Sungmoon Kim, Leadership Studies
Justice and Civil Society

Lewis A. Litteral, Management*
Statistics for Business and Economics I

Joan Neff, Sociology/Anthropology/Criminal Justice
Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice

Tom Shields, Leadership Studies*
Justice and Civil Society

Carlos Valencia, Latin American and Iberian studies
Spanish in the Community

Thad Williamson, Leadership Studies
Leadership and Governance in the Contemporary American Metropolis


Questions About CBL?

Contact Terry Dolson, community-based learning manager, with questions about CBL courses, fellowships, and research opportunities.
(804) 484-1607
tdolson@richmond.edu

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