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Elizabeth Fisher is a professor of classical and ancient near eastern studies and former chair of the department at the George Washington University. We are proud of her community engaged scholarship contributions. Read her bio and learn about her School Without Walls work.

Learn more about how Nashman supports community engaged faculty here.








Manuel Cuellar, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature teaches a community engaged scholarship course, SPAN4480, Studies in Latinx Cultural Production, where students serve with a variety of community partners while fulfilling course requirements - you can learn more about this course here: and in our faculty interview with him here:

...continue reading "Community Engaged Faculty, Manuel Cuellar"


2020 URBAN Conference Registration OPEN

Registration is open for the All-In: Co-Creating Knowledge for Justice conference! Registration will close for all attendees on April 12,2020. Contact for any questions regarding registration. The conference is filled with sessions and performances with Wednesday and Thursday lunch, Wednesday evening reception and social dinner. Shuttles will be provided to and from conference venues, but the hotel must be accommodated separately.


Registration rates include:

Full Conference- faculty/ foundation representative: $235

Full Conference- Student/non-profit organizations: $85

One day- faculty/foundation reprsentative: $90

One day- Student/non-profit organizations: $35





On January 17, 2020 The Nashman Center will be gathering all Community-Engaged Scholarship course instructors for a meeting to kick-off the semester right. Lunch will be provided!

We are looking forward to sharing a number of resources with you and discussing each others' new ideas, concerns, and questions. A few important conversations we'll have include:

  • Your feedback on the new course, department, and school reports that our GWServes platform makes possible.
  • Advice from the registrar on a number of ways to ensure students are aware your course will include community engagement.
  • Changes to the Symposium for Community-Engaged Scholarship.

To register for this event click right here!

Hope to see you all there!

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