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Experts on community engaged learning

Kristin  Boudreau

Professor Boudreau's research in literature, culture, and education is unified by broad concerns for justice, inclusion, and social progress. Her literary scholarship considers the ways literature helps to advance social... Read More

Chrys  Demetry
Chrys Demetry
Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Much of Professor Demetry's work pertains to women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). She develops and studies programs that broaden notions of STEM and scholarship to include values of... Read More

Michael B. Elmes

Professor Elmes researches self-leadership and individual development, organizational change and transformation, sensemaking in organizations, social Innovation and food systems, economic inequality, and leadership ethics. He... Read More

Peter H. Hansen
Peter H. Hansen
Professor of History
Humanities & Arts

In addition to being a professor of history, Professor Hansen is the Director of International and Global Studies at WPI. In this role, responsibilities include enhancing the curricular components of WPI’s global... Read More

Geoffrey  Pfeifer
Geoffrey Pfeifer
Associate Professor of Teaching
The Global School

Professor Pfeifer’s research focus in philosophy is on contemporary continental philosophy, social and political philosophy, global justice, and development ethics. He teaches philosophy courses, international studies... Read More

Carolina  Ruiz
Carolina Ruiz
Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences
Computer Science

Professor Ruiz's research interests are in machine learning, artificial intelligence and data mining. She has worked on numerous interdisciplinary research projects with clinicians from the University of Massachusetts Medical... Read More

Elisabeth Anne Stoddard
Elisabeth Anne Stoddard
Associate Professor of Teaching
The Global School

Professor Stoddard is a human-environment geographer who is interested in the intersection of nature, society, and social justice. She looks at the ways in which farmed animal production can create environmental hazards and... Read More