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Emily Janke

Institute for Community & Economic Engagement, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Emily M. Janke is the founding director of the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement (ICEE) and an associate professor in the Peace and Conflict Studies department at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Janke has held key leadership roles to support the fair treatment of community engaged scholarship in promotion and tenure policy and practices, track and monitor community engagement and public service, develop a university-wide website and Referral Desk to advance communication and potential for collaboration, develop the Community Engagement CollaboratoryTM (with Medlin and Holland) and support department-level community engagement partnerships. Janke served as chair of the Community Engagement Metrics Task Force for the University of North Carolina General Administration. Her teaching and scholarship explore multiple aspects of community and economic engagement, including community-university relationships and partnerships, institutional culture and change strategies, and the role of reciprocity, communication and tension in collaborative relationships for public good. Janke is a Visiting Fellow with the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE) where she is a member of The Next Generation Engagement Project, a collaboration between NERCHE, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and Imagining America. She received the Early Career Researcher Award (2012) and the Dissertation Award (2008) given by the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement. She received the John Saltmarsh Award for Emerging Civic Engagement Leaders (2012) given by the American Democracy Project of AASCU and the Sustainer Award (2014) given by North Carolina Campus Compact.