The 2021-2022 cohort of Engaged Scholars consists of 22 engaged faculty, staff, and administrators from Campus Compact member institutions across the country. This group of Engaged Scholars will meet virtually over the course of a year, attending virtual retreats and monthly meetings, participating in mentorship opportunities, and pursuing scholarly projects. Read more about the outstanding individuals selected for this cohort below. Presented in partnership with the Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility at Swarthmore College.

2021-2022 Engaged Scholars

James Blair

California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Kimberly Coates

Bristol Community College

Brian Davenport

Eastern Washington University

Maggie Delano

Swarthmore College

Meghan Doran

Simmons College

Jamilah Ducar

University of Pittsburgh

Ian Khara Ellasante

Bates College

Theresa Harrison

University of South Carolina

Lisa Kaul

Vassar College

Angie Mejia

University of Minnesota Rochester

Niki Messmore


Kiva Nice-Webb

Westminster College

Olihe Okoro

University of Minnesota

Anita Randolph

University of Minnesota

Salvador Rangel

Swarthmore College

Jennifer Schoffer Closson

University of Montana

Dresden Smith

University of San Francisco

Shalini Srinivasan

MSU Denver

Rosana Urbaez

Merrimack College

Lisbeth Valdez

Merrimack College

Gavin Weiser

Illinois State University

Sarah Wolter

Gustavus Adolphus College


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We are proud to partner with the Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility at Swarthmore College for the national cohorts of the Engaged Scholars Initiative.