Dwight Giles, Jr.

March 10, 2009

longtime Consulting Corps member

Name: Dwight Giles, Jr.
Title: Professor
Department: Higher Education Administration; NERCHE
Organization: University of Massachusetts, Boston
Phone: 4016670909
Email: dwight.giles@umb.edu
Address: GCE
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125
Brief Biography:
Dwight is a Professor of Higher Education Administration, and Senior Associate at the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE) in the Graduate College of Education, University of Massachusetts, Boston. His interests include scholarship of engagement, community-campus partnerships, internships and service-learning; much of his work has focused on linking service-learning practice with research and scholarship. He has co-authored numerous books and articles on service-learning research including Where's the Learning in Service-Learning? with Janet Eyler, and Service-Learning: A Movement's Pioneers Reflect on Its Origins, Practice, and Future with Tim Stanton and Nadinne Cruz. He has recently coauthored a study of community-campus partnerships. He is member of the National Peer Review Board for the Scholarship of Engagement and of the working group for 'Creating an Academic Home for the Next Generation of Engaged Scholars.' With John Saltmarsh, he is currently conducting a study of reward structures for community engaged scholarship at Carnegie-designated community engaged campuses. He holds a Ph.D. in Community Development from the Pennsylvania State University and a M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary in New York City. He is the co-recipient, with Janet Eyler, of Campus Compact's 2003 Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Service-Learning Award.

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