Heather Sullivan-Catlin

March 10, 2009

Dr Sullivan Catlin has worked with faculty in various
disciplines and with fellow department chairs to advance service-learning,
campus/community partnerships, and community-based participatory research.
She is a well-prepared and engaging workshop leader.

Name: Heather Sullivan-Catlin
Title: Associate Professor of Sociology; Faculty Liaison for Service-Learning
Department: Department of Sociology
Organization: SUNY Potsdam
Phone: 3152672570
Fax: 3152672743
Email: sullivha@potsdam.edu
Address: 44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam, NY 13676
Brief Biography:

Heather Sullivan-Catlin is chair of the Department of Sociology at SUNY Potsdam where she also serves a Faculty Liaison for Service-Learning. Her teaching and research interests include gender, families, social movements, community, and sustainability as well as service-learning and other forms of experiential education. She has worked on service-learning program development at the campus, state, and national levels including The Invisible College/Educators for Community Engagement steering committee and the New York Campus Compact Advisory Committee. Prior to joining the faculty at SUNY Potsdam she served as Faculty Director of the Kean Service-Learning Program at Kean University in Union, NJ and as Community Action Learning Coordinator at The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at the University at Albany. In 2008 she was honored with the SUNY Potsdam President's Award for Excellence in Community Service. Her most recent publication is 'Service Learning in Sociology: Replacing Hopelessness with Efficacy' in Ideas That Work in College Teaching: The SUNY Potsdam Perspective, edited by Robert Badger (2008, SUNY Press).  

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