Books and Reports

Book Series

Advances in Service-Learning Research Series (Information Age Publishing)

Community Engagement in Higher Education Series (Palgrave Macmillan)

Engaged Research and Practice for Social Justice in Education Series (Stylus Publishing)

Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi) Higher Education in the World Series (GUNi and Palgrave Macmillan)

Humanities and Public Life Series (Univesity of Iowa Press)

Indiana University Pudue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Series on Service-Learning Research (IUPUI and Stylus Publishing)

Service Learning for Civic Engagement Series (Stylus Publishing)

Service Learning in the Disciplines Series (Stylus Publishing)

Transformations in Higher Education: The Scholarship of Engagement Series (Michigan State University Press)

Specific Titles in the Field

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, The Bronx Health Link, & Community-Campus Partnerships for Health. (2012). Community IRBs and research review boards: Shaping the future of community-engaged research. Retrieved November 15, 2012, from

Baillie, C., Pawley, A., & Riley, D. (Eds.). (2012). Engineering and social justice: In the university and beyond. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.

Barreno L., Elliott P.W., Madueke I., & Sarny D (2013). Rewarding Community Engaged Scholarship: Transforming University Policies and Practices. Retrieved October 31, 2014 from:

Benneworth, P. (Ed.). (2012). University engagement with socially excluded communities. Berlin, Germany: Springer Verlag.

Bouillon, V., & Chingee, K. (2012, April). Canadian community-based research centres. University of Northern British Columbia, Community Development Institute. Prince George, BC, Canada. Retrieved July 18, 2013, from

Boyer, E. L. (1990). Scholarship reconsidered: Priorities of the professoriate. Princeton, NJ: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Brukardt, M. J., Holland, B., Percy, S. L., & Zimpher, N. (2004). Calling the question: Is higher education ready to commit to community engagement? Retrieved October 25, 2011, from

Butin, D. W., & Seider, S. (Eds.). (2012). The engaged campus: Certificates, minors, and majors as the new community engagement. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Campus Engage. (2017). Engaged research: Society and higher education addresssing grand societal challenges together. Dublin, Ireland: Irish Research Council. Retrieved January 26, 2017, from

Center for Engaged Democracy Core Competencies Committee. (2012). Core competencies in civic engagement: A working paper in the Center for Engaged Democracy Policy Papers Series. Merrimack College, Center for Engaged Democracy. Retrieved November 13, 2012, from

Chari, R, Matthews, L. J., Blumenthal, M. S., Edelman, A. F., & Jones, T. (2017). The Promise of Community Citizen Science. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation. Retrieved October 12, 2017, from

Cooper, D. (2011). The university in development: Case studies of use-oriented research. Capetown, South Africa: Human Sciences Research Council.

Duckworth, C. L., & Kelley, C. D. (Eds.). (2012). Conflict resolution and the scholarship of engagement. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Evans, R., Kurantowicz, E., Lucio-Villegas, E. (Eds.). (2015). Researching and Transforming Adult Learning and Communities The Local/Global Context. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers. Retrieved November 23, 2015 from

Evans, S. Y., Taylor, C. M., Dunlap, M. R., & Miller, D. S. (Eds.). (2009). African Americans and community engagement in higher education: Community service, service-learning, and community-based research. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

Fear, F. A., & Miller, P. P. (2006). Coming to critical engagement: An autoethnographic exploration. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Fitzgerald, H. E., Burack, C., & Seifer, S. D. (Eds.). (2010). Handbook of engaged scholarship: Contemporary landscapes, future directions, Volume 1: Institutional Change. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

Fitzgerald, H. E., Burack, C., & Seifer, S. D. (Eds.). (2010). Handbook of engaged scholarship: Contemporary landscapes, future directions, Volume 2: Community-campus partnerships. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press.

Fitzgerald, H. E., & Primavera, J. (Eds.). (2013). Going public: Civic and community engagement. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press.

Fogel, D. M., & Malson-Huddle, E. (Eds.). (2012). Precipice or crossroads? Where America’s great public universities stand and where they are going midway through their second century. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

Gastil, J. (2012). Democracy in motion: Evaluating the practice and impact of deliberative civic engagement. New York: Oxford University Press.

Gibson, C. M. (2006). New times demand new scholarship: Research universities and civic engagement: A leadership agenda. Retrieved October 25, 2011, from

Hale, C. R. (2008). Engaging contradictions: Theory, politics, and methods of activist scholarship. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Hall, B. L., Tandon, R., & Tremblay, C. (Eds.). (2015). Strengthening community university research partnerships: global perspectives. Victoria, BC, Canada: University of Victoria and PRIA. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from

Harkavy, I., & Hodges, R. A. (2012, October). Democratic devolution: How America’s colleges and universities can strengthen their communities. PPI Policy memo. Washington, DC: Progressive Policy Institute. Retrieved November 20, 2012, from

Hodges, R. A., & Dubb, S. (2012). The road half traveled: University engagement at a crossroads. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

Holliman, R., Adams, A., Blackman, T., Collins, T., Davies, G., Dibb, S., Grand, A., Holti, R., McKerlie, F., Mahony, N., & Wissenburg, A. (Eds). (2015). An open research university. Milton Keynes: The Open University. Retrieved February 17, 2016, from

Holman, P. (2010 ). Engaging emergence: Turning upheaval into opportunity. Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Hora, M. T., & Millar, S. B. (2011). A guide to building education partnerships: Navigating diverse cultural contexts to turn challenge into promise (1st ed.). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Hoyt, L. (2012). Transforming cities and minds through the scholarship of engagement: Economy, equity, and environment. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press.

Jamison, A., Jayne, T., Minde, I., Mkandawire, R., & Monson, J. (Eds.). (2017). Rethinking African partnerships for global solutions. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University. Retrieved August 3, 2017, from

Kellogg Commission on the Future of State and Land Grant Universities. (1999). Returning to our roots: The engaged institution. Retrieved October 25, 2011, from

Kezar, A. J., Chambers, A. C., & Burkhardt, J. (2005). Higher education for the public good: Emerging voices from a national movement (1st ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

London, S. (2002). The civic mission of higher education: From outreach to engagement (Report No. 9990). Dayton, OH: Kettering Foundation.

McIlrath, L., Lyons, A., & Munck, R. (Eds.). (2012). Higher education and civic engagement: Comparative perspectives. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Mehta. K. (2013). The Kochia chronicles: Systemic challenges and the foundations of social innovation. University Park, PA: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Misztal, B. A. (2007). Intellectuals and the public good: Creativity and civil courage. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Mitchell, K. (Ed.). (2008). Practising public scholarship: Experiences and possibilities beyond the academy. Malden, MA; Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Nabatchi, T., Gastil, J., Weiksner, G. M., & Leighninger, M. (Eds.). (2012). Democracy in motion: Evaluating the practice and impact of deliberative civic engagement. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. (2017). Communicating science effectively: A research agenda. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Retrieved December 19, 2017, from

National Conference on Citizenship. (2012, September). Civic health and unemployment II: The case builds. Washington DC. Retrieved November 13, 2012, from

National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center, & Montana State University Center for Native Health Partnerships. (2012). ‘Walk softly and listen carefully’: Building research relationships with Tribal communities.Washington, DC, and Bozeman, MT: Authors.  

National Science Foundation. (2014). Perspectives on Boarder Impacts. Retrieved November 13, 2014 from:

Neal, C., Neal, R., & Wold, C. (2011). The art of convening authentic engagement in meetings, gatherings, and conversations. Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Olson, G. A., & Worsham, L. (Eds.). (2012). Education as civic engagement: Toward a more democratic society. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Paradis, E., & Mosher, J. (2012). “Take the story, take the needs, and do something”: Grassroots women’s priorities for community-based participatory research and action on homelessness. Toronto, Canada: Canadian Homelessness Research Network. Retrieved November 13, 2012, from link.

Percy, S. L., Zimpher, N. L., & Brukardt, M. J. (2006). Creating a new kind of university: Institutionalizing community-university engagement. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing.

Peters, S. J., Alter, T. R., & Schwartzbach, N. (2010). Democracy and higher education: Traditions and stories of civic engagement. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

Preece, J., Osborne, M., Modise, O. M., & Ntseane, P. G. (Eds.). (2012). Community engagement in African universities: Perspectives, prospects and challenges. Leicester, UK: National Institute of Adult Continuing Education.

Reason, P., & Bradbury, H. (2008). The Sage handbook of action research: Participative inquiry and practice (2nd ed.). Los Angeles; London: Sage.

Reid, R. S., Skelander, K., Huayhuaca, C., Lackett, J., Flynn, P., & Lynn, S. (March 22-24, 2012). Innovation in natural resources engagement at land-grant universities: A view from the Center for Collaborative Conservation. Paper presented at the University Education in Natural Resources 9th Biennial Conference, Fort Collins, CO.

Saltmarsh, J., & Hartley, M. (Eds.). (2011). "To serve a larger purpose": Engagement for democracy and the transformation of higher education. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Sandmann, L. R., Thornton, C. H., Jaeger, A. J., & Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (Eds.). (2009). Institutionalizing community engagement in higher education: The first wave of Carnegie classified institutions. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Sass, M. (2013). International service learning reflection journal. Purdue University learning and service engagement series.West Lafayette, IN: Center for Instructional Excellence, Purdue University.Retrieved March 4, 2013, from

Sass, M. (2013). Service learning reflection journal. Purdue University learning and service engagement series.West Lafayette, IN: Center for Instructional Excellence, Purdue University. Retrieved March 4, 2013, from

Schnirer, L., & Stack-Cutler, H. (2012). Recruitment and engagement of low-income populations service provider and researcher perspectives [electronic book]. Edmonton, Canada: Community-University Partnership for the Study of Children, Youth, and Families.

Seldon, W., Jolin, M., & Schmitz, P. (2012). Needle-moving community collaboratives: A promising approach to addressing America’s biggest challenges. The Bridgespan Group.   Retrieved November 15, 2012, from

Snyder-Hall, C. (2015). Civic Aspirations: Why Some Higher Education Faculty Are Reconnecting Their Professional and Public Lives. Dayton, OH: Kettering Foundation. Retrieved January 20, 2016 from

The Pitzer College 50th Anniversary Engaged Faculty Collection: Community Engagement and Activist Scholarship. Retrieved October 21, 2014 from  

Torney-Purta, J et. al., (2015). Assessing Civic Competency and Engagement in Higher Education: Research Background, Frameworks, and Directions for Next-Generation Assessment. Wiley Online Library

Tremblay, C., Hall B., & Tandon, R. (2014). Global Trends in Support Structures for Community University Research Partnerships. UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education. Retrieved September 8, 2014 from

Van de Ven, A. H. (2007). Engaged scholarship: A guide for organizational and social research. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press.

Watson, D., Hollister, R., Stroud, S. E., & Babcock, E. (2011). The engaged university: International perspectives on civic engagement. New York, NY: Routledge.

Wittman, A., & Crews, T. (2012). Engaged learning economies: Aligning civic engagement and economic development in community-campus partnerships. Boston: Campus Compact.   Retrieved November 12, 2012, from

Zuber-Skerritt, O. (2012). Action research for sustainable development in a turbulent world. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.