Jennifer Domagal-Goldman directs the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ American Democracy Project a national effort engaging more than 250 public colleges and universities in advancing civic learning and democratic engagement.
She earned her doctorate in higher education from the Pennsylvania State University. She received her master’s degree in higher education and student affairs administration from the University of Vermont and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester. Jennifer’s dissertation focused on how faculty learn to incorporate civic learning and engagement in their undergraduate teaching within their academic discipline, for which she was honored by the International Association of Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE).
Jennifer holds an ex-officio position on the eJournal of Public Affairs’ editorial board and is a member of the advisory board of Citizen Alum and the National Conference on Citizenship’s event advisory council. Recent publications include a chapter on Educating Informed, Engaged Citizens in Reimagining Democratic Societies: A New Era of Personal and Social Responsibility (2013) and a chapter on civic learning and engagement in Becoming a Steward of Place: Four Areas of Institutional Focus (2014).