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Don’t Wait Until Next Year: Community-Engaged Scholarship as an Asset in Tenure and Promotion

Posted on: October 6th, 2012

By Phil Nyden
Director of CURL
Sociology Professor

Junior faculty, as well as graduate students seeking academic positions, frequently get advice from colleagues to “wait until it’s safe when you have tenure” before doing community-engaged or social justice-oriented work. It is suggested that you play by the rules of your discipline and focus only on publishing work in peer reviewed journals. You should not “distract” yourself and…