Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (ACES)

Katy Campbell

Inducted in

University of Alberta

Dean and Professor, Extension, Communications

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Biographical Abstracts

Served as the Dean of the Faculty of Extension at the University of Alberta since 2009. Before that she was Interim Dean (2007-2009), Associate Dean (2001-2007), and Director of Academic Technologies for Learning, a faculty development unit, from 1999-2003. She joined the Faculty of Extension in 1996; in 2008 she led the development of an academic plan emphasizing university-community engagement and the scholarship of engagement.

Dr. Campbell led the University of Alberta team in the eight-university pan-Canadian consortium Rewarding Community-Engaged Scholarship: Towards the Transformation of University Policies & Practices: represents the University on the Engagement Scholarship Consortium, and has initiated a project with a collective of senior administrators to develop a model to measure and monitor university-community engagement. Community contributions include Racism Free Edmonton, Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council, Equal Voices, University of Alberta/Islamic Council Joint Initiative, and Edmonton Business Diversity Network, among others.