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Clayton Hurd, PhD

Publications Lead
Phone: (617) 553-5545

Clayton Hurd is the director of community engaged research at Stanford University and also serves as lead for Campus Compact publications. He is based in Santa Cruz, California.

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Clayton Hurd is the Director of Community Engaged Research at Stanford University and serves on a part-time basis as the Publications Lead for Campus Compact.

Previously, Clayton served as Director of Professional Development & Engaged Scholarship at Campus Compact. In that role, Clayton provided leadership in the design and implementation of professional development programming for engaged faculty and staff, managed Compact’s publications and online knowledge resources, oversaw the Research University Civic Engagement Network (TRUCEN), and directed the Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program. 

Before arriving at Campus Compact, Clayton served as senior program director of public service research & graduate engaged scholarship at the Haas Center for Public Service and lecturer in Urban Studies at Stanford University.  His previous roles include inaugural director of the Center for Service-Learning and assistant professor of anthropology at the College of Coastal Georgia and director of the Office of Service-Learning and assistant professor of education at Colorado State University.

Clayton received his Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.