Assistant Dean for Engaged Learning & Director, Curricular Resource Center
At the CRC Peggy works with the CRC student staffers and various deans, faculty members, departments on the center's ten academic and peer-advising programs. She also supports the undergraduate advising services offered by the Dean of the College office, and specializes in supporting student transitions from sophomore to upper class studies and co-curricular pursuits. In 2014-2015, she begins offering advising support for students exploring the new Engaged Scholars Program, an initiative of Brown's strategic plan, "Building on Distinction."
She has facilitated discussions and workshops about academic success, activism and leadership, and public interest / nonprofit careers. She is a co-author of Providence's Benefit Street (Arcadia Publishers, June 2013) and a recipient of the Association of American Colleges & Universities / Bridging Theory to Practice seminar grant.
Prior to this, for twelve years she was the Executive Director of the Venture Consortium, a group of colleges committed to offering programs for students and resources for consortium faculty and staff about experiential learning for social responsibility. She started her career in higher education as Coordinator of Brown's then named Resource Center from 1994-1996. She graduated from Brown with an A.B. in American civilization in 1993 and completed her masters degree in Public Humanities (at Brown) in 2013.
Originally from Long Island, New York, she lives in Warwick, RI with her husband and two sons.
- Curricular Resource Center
- Departmental Undergraduate Groups (DUGs)
- Independent Concentrations
- Independent Study, ISPs, GISPs