Community Engaged Faculty News

Full-Time Position Opening: Associate Director of Faculty and Academic Engagement

By Jennifer on January 10, 2018

The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement is pleased to announce an opening for a new full-time position. The Associate Director of Faculty and Academic Engagement will be responsible for leading the vision, strategic expansion, and impact of community engagement in academic spaces at Washington University in St. Louis. This position will foster and build relationships with faculty and leadership across all seven academic schools at the university – both undergraduate and graduate levels – to assure robust and high quality opportunities for faculty and student engagement in the community, most often through community-engaged teaching and learning. The Associate […]

New Faculty Fellow Molly Metzger Focuses on Issues Critical to St. Louis

By giadmin on October 31, 2016

If you ask Molly Metzger why she is so passionate about improving racial equity in housing and economic development, she says “The inequality we have created through decades of public policy is simply unacceptable. We need justice for practices like redlining, restrictive covenants, and other forms of institutionalized discrimination.” Dr. Metzger began her journey as an engaged scholar well before her doctoral studies, working in Chicago on low-income housing issues as a social services coordinator. An assistant professor at the Brown School, she recently joined the Gephardt Institute as a Community Engagement Faculty Fellow.  She is also a faculty director […]