Join us this month for discussions on documenting and publishing engaged scholarship. We delve into the role engaged scholarship can play in creating a more just and equitable society with leading engaged scholars Cathy Jordan and Andrew Furco from the University of Minnesota. Learn about how these scholars are breaking down the barriers of traditional knowledge dissemination and changing the game in pursuit of equity. Listen now and weigh in on the conversation online using #CompactNationPod
Compact Nation Podcast: Season 1 Episode 8
Meet the Guest
Cathy Jordan is an associate professor in the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota. She is also an Extension Specialist in the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Community Vitality. Cathy was the Executive Director of the University of Minnesota Extension’s Children, Youth and Family Consortium from 2004 until July, 2014. She has two primary areas of focus: community-engaged scholarship, and nature-based education and other outdoor experiences for youth at risk for academic disengagement.
Andrew Furco is Associate Vice President for Public Engagement at the University of Minnesota, where he also serves as an Associate Professor in the College of Education and Human Development and as Director of the University’s International Center for the Study of Public Engagement and Service-Learning (ICS-PESL). Andrew’s research on community service and service-learning in K-12 education has focused on a variety of issues related to pedagogy, educational policy, and school reform. In higher education, he is best known for his work on service-learning institutionalization.
Emily Shields is the current Iowa Campus Compact executive director, and a #CompactNationPod co-host.
J.R. Jamison is the current Indiana Campus Compact executive director, and a #CompactNationPod co-host.