Dr. Shalom Staub
Director, Center for Community Learning
Shalom Staub joined the Center staff in September 2018. Prior to arriving to Los Angeles, Shalom was Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Civic Engagement at Dickinson College. Over his 14 years at Dickinson, he worked closely with the faculty to develop a civic learning and community-engagement program that was embedded in the curriculum spanning the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. He also created Dickinson’s Conflict Resolution Resource Services program, offering conflict coaching, mediation, group facilitation, and conflict skills education to the campus community. Shalom’s work at Dickinson in community engaged research and teaching/learning was recognized by Harvard University’s Pluralism Project and by the Forum on Education Abroad with the 2014 Award for Excellence in Curriculum Design. Shalom holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in anthropology from Wesleyan University and a Ph.D. in Folklore and Folklife from the University of Pennsylvania.