Monica Kowal

1444664142Monica Kowal is the Associate Dean of Community Engaged Learning & Research (CELR) in University College at the University of New Mexico. CELR serves as an interdisciplinary, university-wide office committed to supporting community engaged scholarship and teaching. She also serves as Strategic Planner for Community Engagement in the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs where she collaborates with units across all campuses to track and monitor UNM’s community engagement activities and measure impact. Prior to teaching, Monica was a journalist for 12 years, including eight years working in New York City for Reuters International News Service as a financial journalist and for The Associated Press as National Photo Editor.