October 23, 2020
Office of Engagement names 2020-21 Scholarship of Engagement fellows
The Office of Engagement has announced the 2020-21 Scholarship of Engagement fellows. The cohort will consist of faculty members in either clinical or tenure tracks from Purdue’s West Lafayette, Northwest and Fort Wayne campuses.
Jodi Allen, assistant professor, Purdue Northwest
Brady Brewer, assistant professor, West Lafayette
Rashmi Deodeshmukh, assistant professor, West Lafayette
Eileen Garwood, clinical instructor, Purdue Fort Wayne
Shontrai Irving, clinical associate professor, Purdue Northwest
Rakhi Karwa, clinical associate professor, West Lafayette
David Liu, associate professor, Purdue Fort Wayne
Krishna Nemali, assistant professor, West Lafayette
Haeik Park, assistant professor, Purdue Fort Wayne
Deepti Pillai, clinical assistant professor, West Lafayette
Yumary Ruiz, assistant professor, West Lafayette
Vicki Simpson, assistant professor, West Lafayette
William Sauerland, assistant professor, Purdue Fort Wayne
Jason Ware, clinical assistant professor, West Lafayette
These individuals will work with a panel of senior faculty mentors from across the Purdue system who have a history of successful scholarship of engagement.
The purpose of the program is to promote faculty development of scholarship of engagement throughout the Purdue system in support of the promotion and tenure process. During the fellowship, participants will be responsible for identifying, planning and completing a project with societal benefit and scholarly output. Fellows must work with the Office of Engagement’s team of mentors to develop appropriate goals and must attend a set of workshops to advance their understandings of engagement and service learning.
More information about the program and fellows is available on the Office of Engagement website.
Writer: Christy McCarter