2022-2023 Cohort

The 2021-2022 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

  • 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

Scholars are expected to:

  1. Attend and actively participate in every aspect of the Initiative, including virtual retreats, bi-monthly virtual meetings, and any individual or small group collaborative or mentoring meetings.
  2. Complete all required preparation (e.g., pre-readings, assessment, assigned tasks, etc.) and resulting action items.
  3. Actively communicate with program directors and fellow cohort scholars throughout the experience ensuring the highest level of engagement and collaboration.
  4. Pursue a scholarly project (individual or collaborative) of their choosing.
  5. Submit all program reports by the due dates.

2021-2022 Engaged Scholars

Elizabeth Brandt

Community Engagement Director
The Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation
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Jonathan Chism

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

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

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

Educational Developer, Center for Teaching and Learning
Mohave Community College
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Tania Johnson

Director of Sponsored Programs
Swarthmore College
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Sara Kohlbeck

Director, Division of Suicide Prevention
Medical College of Wisconsin
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Kristen Marangoni

Assistant Professor, English
Tulsa Community College
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Aura Pérez

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

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

Assistant Professor of Music
Swarthmore College
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Delphia Shanks

Assistant Professor, Department of Politics
Hendrix College
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Jessica Taylor

Assistant Professor, Department of History
Virginia Tech
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Kayte Thomas

Assistant Professor, Master of Social Work
Carroll College
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Susan Wallis

Assistant Director, Faculty Engagement, Strategic Initiatives, and Assessment, Service Learning Academy
University of Nebraska – Omaha
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For questions regarding the 2022-2023 Campus Compact Engaged Scholars Initiative, please contact Nicole Springer, Director of Institutional Capacity Building at nspringer@compact.org.