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Year of Engagement Speaker Series: “Grand Challenges, Engaged Scholarship, and the 21st Century University” ~~Kerry Ann O’Meara
November 6, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Guest Lecturer: KerryAnn O’Meara, Ph.D
Sponsored by Academic Affairs
Examining the Scholarship of Engagement: Definitions and the Growth of a Movement
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.