Panel | Scholarship and Activism – A Conversation on Urbanism and Civic Engagement

Mar 10, 2016, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
School of Architecture, Betts Auditorium


Event Description

How can universities make a difference in under-served communities? How can you make your research relevant to “real world” issues? How can one develop a career that mixes public service, scholarship, and activism? 

Join a conversation among distinguished scholars who have used their research to lead civic engagement initiatives at several distinct universities, shape public policy, and develop dynamic community-based programs.


Panelists Include:

Robin Bachin, Assistant Provost for Civic & Community Engagement and Associate Professor of History, the University of Miami

Nan Ellin, Founding Dean of The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, University of Texas at Arlington

Joseph Heathcott, Associate Professor of Urban Studies, former Associate Dean for Academic Initiatives, School for Public Engagement, The New School; Distinguished Mellon Fellow in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, Princeton University (Spring 2016)

Kimberly de los Santos, John C. Bogle '51 and Burton G. Malkiel *64 Executive Director, Pace Center for Civic Engagement, Princeton University