Community & Friends

2017-2018 Speaker Series

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Nick Longo, Ph.D.

February 15th and 16th, 2018

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Nicholas V. Longo, Ph.D., is chair of Public and Community Service Studies and professor of Global Studies at Providence College.  From 2006-2008, he served as the director of the Harry T. Wilks Leadership Institute, an endowed civic leadership center at Miami University in Ohio. He also served as a program officer at the Charles F. Kettering Foundation in the area of civic education, and directed Campus Compact’s national youth civic engagement initiative, Raise Your Voice.

Nick is author of a number of books, articles, and reports on issues of youth civic education, community-based leadership, global citizenship, and service-learning.  His publications include: Why Community Matters: Connecting Education with Civic Life (SUNY Press) and several co-edited volumes, including From Command to Community: A New Approach to Leadership Education in Colleges and Universities (Tufts University Press), Publicly Engaged Scholars: Next Generation Engagement and the Future of Higher Education (Stylus Publishing), and Deliberative Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning for Democratic Engagement (Michigan State University Press). He holds a Masters in Public Affairs from the Humphrey Institute and a Ph.D. in education from the University of Minnesota. • Shaffer, T. J. (2017). Institutions Supporting Democratic Communication Among Citizens. National Civic Review, 106(1), 32-41.