Assistant Dean for Engaged Learning & Director, Curricular Resource Center
At the Curricular Resource Center, Peggy works with the CRC student staffers and various deans, faculty and departments on the center's ten curricular and peer-advising programs. As one of the academic advising deans in the Dean of the College office, she specializes in advising about transitions from sophomore to upper class studies and on co-curricular opportunities. She also serves as an advisor for the Engaged Scholars Program in collaboration with the ESP team at the Swearer Center for Public Service.
She has facilitated discussions and workshops about academic success, activism and leadership, and public interest/nonprofit careers. She co-authored Providence's Benefit Street (Arcadia Publishers, June 2013) and was 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