Timothy Stanton

March 10, 2009


Name: Timothy Stanton
Title: Visiting Senior Fellow
Department: John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities
Organization: Stanford University
Phone: 6507252859
Fax: 6507367160
Email: tstanton@stanford.edu
Address: School of Education
505 Lasuen Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
Brief Biography:
Timothy K. Stanton, PhD is Visiting Senior Fellow at the John Gardner Center for Youth and their Communities in the School of Education at Stanford University. He also serves as faculty leader of the Stanford Overseas Studies program in Cape Town, South Africa, which features service-learning and participatory community health assessment research in three townships. Prior to joining the Gardner Center Stanton founded and directed the Scholarly Concentration in Community Health and Public Service at Stanford's School of Medicine. He helped found and served as Associate Director and Director of Stanford's Haas Center for Public Service from 1985-1999. Stanton leads a national project on community engagement and research universities as Engaged Scholar for Campus Compact. As Special Consultant for California Campus Compact he leads a statewide project focused on graduate study and civic engagement. He teaches an online Education course on international service-learning for Queens University, Ontario, Canada, and consults regularly with secondary schools and universities in Singapore. Stanton's research interests include: the history of service-learning; faculty development related to service-learning; institutionalizing civic engagement in higher education, especially in research universities and graduate education. Both in the US and South Africa Stanton consults and investigates the role of universities in community reconstruction and development.

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