Amy Koritz, PH.D
Director, Center for Civic Engagement
(973) 408-3208|
akoritz@drew.edu

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.

Amy Sugerman
Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement
(973) 408-3069
| asugerma@drew.edu
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.

Carolyn Parelli
Administrative Assistant
(973) 408-3169
| cparelli@drew.edu
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.