The 2022-2023 cohort of Engaged Scholars consists of 15 engaged faculty, staff, and administrators from Campus Compact member institutions across the country. This group of Engaged Scholars will meet virtually and in person over the course of a year, attending 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.

2022-2023 Engaged Scholars

Elizabeth Brandt

Community Engagement Director
The Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation

Jonathan Chism

Assistant Professor, Department of History, Humanities, and Language
University of Houston-Downtown

Sunah Hyun

Senior Researcher, Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life
Tufts University

Valerie Ifill

Assistant Professor & Community-Based Learning Coordinator, Westphal College of Media, Arts & Design
Drexel University

Abigail Jaimes-Gomez

Educational Developer, Center for Teaching and Learning
Mohave Community College

Tania Johnson

Director of Sponsored Programs
Swarthmore College

Sara Kohlbeck

Director, Division of Suicide Prevention
Medical College of Wisconsin

Kristen Marangoni

Assistant Professor, English
Tulsa Community College

Aura Pérez

Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Studies
California State University – Channel Islands

Laura Roberts

Director, Worcester Community Project Center & Instructor, Department of Integrative and Global Studies
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Delphia Shanks

Assistant Professor, Department of Politics
Hendrix College

Tracey Stewart

Assistant Professor of Music
Swarthmore College

Jessica Taylor

Assistant Professor, Department of History
Virginia Tech

Kayte Thomas

Assistant Professor, Master of Social Work
Carroll College

Susan Wallis

Assistant Director, Faculty Engagement, Strategic Initiatives, and Assessment, Service Learning Academy
University of Nebraska – Omaha

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Nomination process


  • Call for Nominations Released: January 6, 2022
  • Nomination Deadline: April 30, 2022
  • Review Process: May 2022
  • Nominees Notified Decision: May 2022

The cost to participate is $1,000 per person. Limited scholarships are available. Participation is limited to active/current Campus Compact members.

Program Calendar
  • Retreat 1 – August 2022 (in-person if possible)
  • Retreat 2 – November 2022 (virtual)
  • Retreat 3 – February 2023 (virtual)
  • Retreat 4 – May/June 2023 (in-person at Swarthmore)
  • Monthly virtual meetings – TBD beginning May 2022