The Citizen Scholar: Joining Voices and Values in the Engagement Interface

  • Cheryl L. Rosaen Michigan State University
Keywords: Higher Education, Scholarship of Engagement


A critical next step in the national dialogue on the scholarship of engagement is to examine what it means for faculty, as members of engaged institutions, to be citizen scholars. The authors present essential practices for co-creating an engagement interface that will lead to successful scholarship of engagement, and discuss implications for how the academy can provide the critical institutional support needed to enable citizen scholars to learn with their community partners.