Associate professor in the department of public and non-profit leadership
Metropolitan State University
Adrienne Falcón (Co-PI) is an associate professor in the Department of Public and Non-Profit Leadership at Metropolitan State University where she directs the Masters in Advocacy and Political Leadership program (since August 2017). At Metro she has been developing a new research agenda on adult learners and equity as well as opportunities for systems change higher education and community engagement endeavors. Prior to this she was the founding director of the Academic Civic Engagement (ACE) program in the Center for Community and Civic Engagement at Carleton College where she also lectured in the sociology department. She was the founding Program Director for Project Pericles at Carleton and led the assessment of civic engagement efforts for the Center as well as supporting faculty to develop more than 50 courses yearly across the disciplines. In her time as Director at Carleton, she organized half a dozen workshops for faculty and staff on civic and community engagement.