Steering Committee

The Steering Committee gives direction and support to the Center’s development. The committee, comprised of faculty, staff, students and community members, meets roughly once a quarter. Two student representatives are selected each year to be members of the steering committee. Click here to learn how students can apply to serve on the committee.

Nancy Anderson

Associate Director, Residential Academic Initiatives

Paul Arntson

Professor Emeritus, School of Communication

Andrea Bell

Coordinator, Student Community Service

Henry Binford

Associate Professor of History, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences

Robert Donahue

Associate Director, Center for Civic Engagement

James Farr

Professor, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences
Director, Chicago Field Studies Program

Natalie Furlett

Associate Director, Center for Student Involvement

Elizabeth Gerber

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Allen K. and Johnnie Cordell Breed Junior Professor of Design, Segal Design Institute

Adam Goodman

Director, Center for Leadership

Bob Gundlach

Director, The Writing Program

Brian Hanson

Associate Director, Buffett Center of International and Comparative Studies
Lecturer, Political Science

Maud Hickey

Associate Professor of Music Education, Bienen School of Music

Lucile Krasnow

Special Assistant for Community Relations

Richard Kraut

Charles and Emma Morrison Professor in the Humanities, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences

John Kretzmann

Research Associate Professor, Human Development & Social Policy
Director, Asset-Based Community Development Institute
CCE Community Liaison

Dan A. Lewis

Professor of Human Development & Social Policy, School of Education & Social Policy
Director, Center for Civic Engagement

Rachel Davis Mersey

Associate Professor, Medill School of Journalism

Michael Peshkin

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering

Michelle Shumate

Associate Professor, Communication Studies
Director, Network for Nonprofit and Social Impact

Lois Trautvetter

Associate Professor, School of Education and Social Policy
Director, Higher Education Administration and Policy Program