The Swearer Center partners with a growing community of engaged faculty and other educators committed to co-creative partnerships that advance learning, knowledge, and social justice. 

See the faculty spotlights below for examples of engaged scholarship at Brown. The relationship between engaged scholarship and the university’s strategic priorities is described in this context document.

Interested in getting involved? Subscribe to the monthly faculty newsletter (sign up here), and visit the opportunities page for information on faculty learning communities, fellowships, grants, awards, and more.

If you want to connect and/or have feedback on this site, please contact Julie Plaut ([email protected]), Director of Engaged Scholarship at the Swearer Center, and Assistant Dean of the College.

Who We Are

Click the links below to learn more about the dedicated leaders and staff stewarding engaged scholarship with the Swearer Center.

Not sure who the right contact person is–or want to get involved yourself? Email Julie Plaut ([email protected]). 

To learn more about the many other faculty committed to engaged teaching and/or research at Brown, see the Engaged Faculty Directory that draws from [email protected].