Faculty Mentors: Volume 4

Walid Abushabha, PhD

Professor, Science, Berkeley College

Molecular biology, with a focus on cancer immunotherapy; research and study interests also include the various dimensions of health including the phenomena of obesity and its effect on the society, human sexuality and sexually transmitted disease; biological/psychological/social aspects of addiction and treatment options in the light of a strength-based approach; service learning, community-based research, engaged scholarship, and research methods.

Kelly Concannon, PhD

Assistant Professor of Writing, Nova Southeastern University

Community Engagement, Feminist Theory, Critical and Feminist Pedagogy, and Composition Theory

Deborah Dougherty, PhD

Professor of Spanish, Alma College

Spanish literature, translation, service learning, second language writing and rhetoric

Wendy Ford, PhD

Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems, City University of New York, Queensborough Community College (CUNY-QCC)

Information communication technologies, information systems, web design, service learning

Robert W. Greene, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI and University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

The efficacy of service learning in higher education to promote or hinder transformational learning, urban homelessness and homeless youth, masculinity as a social construction

Laurie Grobman, PhD

Professor of English and Women's Studies, Pennsylvania State University, Berks

Jui-Chi Huang, PhD

Associate Professor, Economics, Pennsylvania State University, Berks

Applied monetary and international economics, international market structures and integration, strategic trade policies, and pass-through economics

Clayton Hurd, PhD

Lecturer, Urban Studies Program, Stanford University and Director of Public Service Research, Haas Center for Public Service

Anthropology and education, US-Mexico immigration, school re-segregation, social movements, community-based research, service learning, public and activist scholarship, alternative pedagogies

Sharon S. Ellerton, PhD

Associate Professor, Faculty Coordinator for Service-Learning, City University of New York, Queensborough Community College (CUNY-QCC)

Impact of SL on Community College Students

Paul Feigenbaum, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of English, Florida International University

Community literacy, public writing, service-learning, rhetoric and composition, literacy studies, urban education

Laura Finley, PhD

Associate Professor of Sociology & Criminology, Barry University

Peace education, domestic/dating violence, bullying, human rights

Christina L. McDowell Marinchak, PhD

Assistant Professor of Business Communication, University of Alaska Anchorage

Business/Corporate Communication and Integrated Marketing Communication

Seth Meisel, PhD

Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education, University of Wisconsin ? Whitewater

Latin American Social History, History of the Atlantic World, Undergraduate Research

Phillip Motley, MFA

Associate Professor, Communications, Elon University

Visual communication and graphic design, interactive media, intersection of technology and art+desgin, service-learning

Ryan P. Murphy, MA

Director of Service-Learning, Chestnut Hill College and Ph.D. Student, Sociology, Temple University

Sociology of Religion, Gender, Sexuality, Culture, Service-Learning, Social Stratification

Lane Perry, PhD

Director, Center for Service Learning, Western Carolina University

Affiliated faculty member of the Human Services Department, College of Education, Western Carolina University student leadership development, social change, service-learning, community-based research, student engagement practices and research, engaged scholarship, disaster response, research methods (specifically qualitative methodology)

Melissa Quan, MA

Director of Service Learning, Fairfield University

Community Partnership Development, Institutional Change, Social Change, Social Justice, Service Learning

Anne-Louise Semple, PhD

Academic Director of PACE (Professional and Community Engagement), Faculty of Science and Engineering, MacQuarie University (Australia)

PACE related research, geographic research

Randy Stoecker, PhD

Professor, Department of Community and Environmental Sociology, University of Wisconsin

Community organizing, community based research, community information technology, community development, service learning