Moderators and Presenters: Lorraine S. Cordeiro, U Massachusetts Amherst, Christopher Denning, U Massachusetts Boston, Herpreet Thind, U Massachusetts Lowell, Rachel Kulick, U Massachusetts Dartmouth
Session Description: The inaugural Community Research Innovative Scholars will present their perspectives regarding key issues, opportunities and/or challenges regarding community-engaged research. The scholarship of engagement provides opportunities to promote the development of human capital, in the classroom, within communities, in academia, and within the profession. Scholars will discuss the knowledge generation, economic, social and educational impact of their work on their universities and communities. Innovative engagement practices, strategies to address health and educational disparities, and scholarship impacts will be discussed in this panel.
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lorraine_cordeiro/5/