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Elizabeth Jackson
Acting Director
Elizabeth provides leadership and strategic direction to the Institute and guides the development of all programs.
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Lindsey Thomson
Community Engaged Learning Manager
Lindsey supports faculty members in building partnerships and curriculum for community-engaged learning.
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Karen Nelson
Research Shop Coordinator
Karen oversees the day-to-day functioning of the Research Shop within the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute.
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Caroline Duvieusart-Déry
Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator
Caroline works with researchers and community members to broker relationships and enhance the impact of research.
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Sam Laban
Guelph Lab Facilitator
Sam develops and manages projects for the Guelph Lab, a collaboration between the Institute and the City of Guelph.
Melissa Tanti
Community Engaged Learning Coordinator
Melissa builds capacity for community engaged learning with students and communities.
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Samantha Blostein
Project Specialist
Samantha plans, develops, and implements community engaged learning opportunities involving local organizations, students and faculty.
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Kendra Schnarr
Research Projects Assistant
Kendra provides research support and ensures that projects are on track at all stages of development and implementation.
Lisa McMurtry
Project Coordinator, Community Vitality and Northern Women's Wellbeing
Lisa works as the project coordinator on a national research program, led by CESI faculty affiliate Leah Levac.
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Shirley Shanahan
Administrative Assistant
Shirley supports the Director with the administration of the Institute.
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Linda Hawkins
Linda is currently on leave.