Amy Koritz, PH.D
Director, Center for Civic Engagement
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Amy Koritz is Professor of English and Director of the Center for Civic Engagement at Drew University. She is the author of Gendering Bodies/Performing Art (U Michigan P 1995) and Culture Makers: Urban Performance and Literature in the 1920s (U Illinois P, 2009). With George Sanchez, she is co-editor of Civic Engagement in the Wake of Katrina (U Michigan P, 2009) and has written about civic engagement in the humanities in Diversity Digest, the Modern Language Association’s Profession and elsewhere. Before coming to Drew in 2008, she was Professor of English at Tulane University where she also served as Associate Director for Community and Culture at the Tulane/Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research.
As Director of the Center for Civic Engagement, Dr. Koritz is responsible for setting the Center’s priorities, managing its resources, developing and sustaining strategic partnerships, leading civic engagement collaborations across the university, and communicating about Civic Engagement at Drew with internal and external stakeholders.
Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement
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Amy is responsible for community partnership stewardship, student recruitment and training for civic skills and opportunities that build leadership and benefit communities outside of Drew University. She is the program coordinator for Drew’s Civic Scholars. Her 20 years’ experience in higher education includes working with both internal and external university constituencies as well as community partners.
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Carolyn manages all the marketing efforts for the Center including their website and social media sites. She is responsible for the management of the Center’s operating budget and restricted funds. Carolyn coordinates the efforts of the work study office staff. Her diverse background includes over 20 years’ experience in marketing and financial management in both the corporate and non-profit environments.
AmeriCorps VISTA Capacity Building Coordinator
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Jonathan Yee is an AmeriCorps VISTA Capacity Building Coordinator. This year he is working with Drew University’s Center for Civic Engagement as a community partner liaison breaking new ground on civic engagement. In conjunction with the Bonner Foundation and AmeriCorps VISTA, Jonathan’s goal is to leverage university research and resources to meet real local community needs. He enjoys working with college students and challenging them to become more critically engaged citizens in a broken world. Find out more about the work that Jonathan is doing at PolicyOptions.org.
AmeriCorps is a federally funded program with a legacy of public service to American citizens. VISTA was founded as Volunteers in Service to America in 1965 as a national service program designed specifically to fight poverty in America. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency.