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Year of Engagement Speaker Series: “Regarding Engaged Scholarship: Challenges and Opportunities” ~~ KerryAnn O’Meara
November 6, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Guest Lecturer: KerryAnn O’Meara, Ph.D
Sponsored by Academic Affairs
O’Meara will look at challenges faced by engaged scholars in academic reward systems, including promotion and tenure, faculty development, and finding peer networks.
Dr. KerryAnn O’Meara serves as Associate Professor of Higher Education & Affiliate Faculty in Women’s Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. She co-edited the influential Faculty Priorities Reconsidered: Encouraging Multiple Forms of Scholarship. O’Meara serves as Associate Editor for Research Articles for the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement and Associate Editor for the Journal of the Professoriate. Among her engaged activities is co-directing the UMD Advance Program that creates strategic networks across disciplines, facilitates opportunities for learning and leadership, enhances faculty contributions and accomplishments in order to support a culture of inclusivity in higher education. In 2013, she was named Outstanding Woman of the Year at the University of Maryland.