Connecting Civic and Democratic Learning with Majors and Students’ Careers
Monday, February 6, 2023
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (EST)

This session will explore ways that departments can structure the design, expectations, and experiences for all their majors to foster greater civic engagement and sense of public responsibility as part of students’ learning in the discipline and their preparation for careers. The presenters also will explore ways to cultivate a civic lens in the many students who work while pursuing their degrees.

  • Caryn McTighe Musil, Senior Fellow, Civic Learning and Democracy Engagement Coalition, and past director of Civic Learning By Design in the Major.
  • Nasrin Mirsaleh-Kohan, Division Lead and Associate Professor of Physics, and Raven Gallenstein, Student, both of Texas Women’s University
  • Theresa Castor, Interim Vice Provost, Academic Affairs and Professor of Communications, University of Wisconsin-Parkside