Shalom Staub, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for First-Year Programs and Community-Based Learning/Research
Director, Conflict Resolution Resource Center
PO Box 1773
Carlisle, PA 17013
Campus location: Room 16 (2nd Floor), Old West
E-mail: Shalom Staub
|Program Responsibilities: I serve as Associate Provost for First-Year Programs and Community-Based Learning/Research, and also First-Year Class Dean. I am specifically responsible for the following programs at Dickinson: First-Year Seminars, Learning Communities, Service-Learning/Community-Based Research , and the Conflict Resolution Resource Center. I served as mentor to New York Posse 7, which graduated in May 2011.|
|Teaching: Courses that I will teach in 2011-2012 will include Religion: Conflict,Violence and Peacemaking (in Fall 2011) and Saints and Demons: Jewish and Muslim Vernacular Religion in the Middle East (in Spring 2012). Looking beyond the current year, I am scheduled to teach Conflict and Conflict Resolution Studies in Fall 2012, Ethnography of Jewish Experience in Spring 2013, and in the 2013-2014 academic year: Religion: Conflict, Violence and Peacemaking (Fall) and New American Religious Diversity (Spring).|
Collaborative Student Research: I've been involved in several faculty-student collaborative research efforts:
New publications: "Service Learning and Learning Communities: Promising Pedagogies," with Ashley Finley. Diversity and Democracy: Civic Learning for Shared Futures, Spring 2009, Volume 12, no. 2.
“Assessing the Impact of Engaged Learning Initiatives for First-Year Students,” with Ashley Finley. Peer Review, Summer 2007, Volume 9, no. 3.
"Dickinson College: Engaging Faculty in Learning Communities and Lessons Learned," to appear in Transforming Undergraduate Education: Theory that Compels and Practices that Succeed, edited by Donald Harward (Rowman and Littlefield, forthcoming).
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