Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (ACES)

2014 Inductees

Theodore R. Alter

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Pennsylvania State University

Engagement and engaged scholarship have been key dimensions of Theodore Alter's research, teaching, and public service for nearly forty years.…

Karen S. Bruns

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Ohio State University

Karen Bruns is a grounded servant leader of community engagement scholarship and is a major leader strengthening the movement. She consistently and…

Julie Ellison

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University of Michigan

Julie Ellison has immeasurable impact on higher education, particuarly on the cultural disciplines, such as the jumanities. And the expressive…

Eugenia Eng

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Eugenia Eng's community-based participatory research (CBPR) work is recognized nationally and internationally. Contributions include relevance…

Hiram E. Fitzgerald

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Michigan State University

Hiram Fitzgerald's work represents engaged scholarship not only in his disciplinary area but through unceasing promotion of engaged scholarship…

Nancy Franklin

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Pennsylvania State University

Nancy Franklin has made contributions to engagement scholarship through articles, book chapters, and meeting presentations. In a landmark paper,…

Timothy V. Franklin

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New Jersey Institute of Technology

As an administrative leader at land-grant and public institutions of higher education, Timothy Franklin's work has been characterized by the…

Stanley E. Hyland

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University of Memphis

Stanley Hyland is an exemplar of the concept of engaged scholarship. It is reflected in his 35 years of community partnership practice, the resulting…

Diana Natalicio

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University of Texas at El Paso

Diana Natalicio has led the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) to become a shining example of a university engaged in its community. Under her…

KerryAnn O'Meara

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University of Maryland

KerryAnn O'Meara is at the forefront of the movement to regard and embed community engaged scholarship in academic reward systems, faculty…

Cathy Jordan

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University of Minnesota

As a community-engaged scholar, Cathy Jordan has contributed to our understanding of the social determinants of health on children’s…

Joan T. Pennell

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North Carolina State University

Joan Pennell integrated learning and discovery with social work practices through a family and community centered team approach working with youth…

Beth Velde

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East Carolina University

Beth Velde's scholarship in engagement has taken the form of books, chapters, journal articles and presentations, including insights from working…

Nancy Zimpher

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State University of New York

Nancy Zimpher has led three public universities, and at each has made university engagement with the community a central theme. At the University of…