Engaged Scholar Departments

A collaboration between the Swearer Center for Public Servicethe Dean of the College and Brown academic departments and concentrations, the Engaged Scholars Initiative supports faculty seeking to integrate teaching, research and practice to advance scholarship and address social challenges facing communities and society as a whole. Academic departments and concentrations may apply to become an Engaged Scholar Department or Concentration through the annual department development grant process. Once a department or a concentration is accepted, they become part of the Engaged Scholar Program and students in that concentration can apply for participation in the Engaged Scholars Program. Concentrations currently participating in the Engaged Scholars Program include: