Director, Faculty Engagement, Royce Fellowship, and the Royce Fellowship for Sport and Society
Director, Brown International Scholars Program
Kerrissa Heffernan is Director of Faculty Engagement, Royce Fellowship, and the Royce Fellowship for Sport and Society. Prior to joining the Swearer Center, she spent 2 years as a senior associate in Integrating Service with Academic Study at National Campus Compact. Prior to that, Kerri was the Arnow-Weiler professor of liberal arts at Lasell College, director of the Women's Studies Concentration, director of the Center for Public Service and founder and director of the Donahue Institute for Values and Public Life. She is the co-editor of The Practice of Change: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Women's Studies, co-editor of The Introduction to Service-learning Toolkit: Readings and Resources for Faculty and author of The Foundamentals of Course Construction. Kerri received her BA in Visual Arts from Florida State University, and her M.Ed and Ed.D from Boston University.