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Nicholas Longo


Contact Information:


Feinstein Academic Center 315


Ph.D. - Education University of Minnesota

Area(s) of Expertise:

Civic education; engaged learning; community-based learning; deliberative pedagogy; youth political engagement

Selected Publications:

Longo, N. McMillan, J. (2020) Knowledge Exists in Many Spaces: Civic Possibilities through Deliberative Pedagogy. Journal of Language & Literacy Education .

Longo, N. Shaffer, T. (2019) Creating Space for Democracy: A Primer on Dialogue and Deliberation in Higher Education. Stylus

Longo, N. (2019) In Julie A. Hatcher, Robert G. Bringle, and Thomas W. Hahn (Ed.), Service Learning and the Democratic Project: Building Bridges for the Next Generation Research Agenda. Stylus

Longo, N. Shaffer, T. Manosevitch, I. Thomas, M. (2017) Deliberative Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning for Democratic Engagement. Michigan State University Press

Longo, N. Alonso Garcia, N. (2017) Doing More with Less: Civic Practices for Longer-Term Impact in Global-Service Learning. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad.(XXIX), 35-50.

Longo, N. Post, M. Ward, E. Saltmarsh, J. (2016) Publicly Engaged Scholars: Next Generation Engagement and the Future of Higher Education. Stylus Publishing

Longo, N. Alonso Garcia, N. (2016) . (6), Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

Longo, N. (2013) Deliberative Pedagogy in the Community: Connecting Deliberative Dialogue, Community Engagement, and Democratic Education. (9 ),

Longo, N. Gibson, C. (2011) From Command to Community: A New Approach to Leadership Education in Colleges and Universities. Tufts University Press

Longo, N. (2007) Why Community Matters: Connecting Education with Civic Life. SUNY Press

Selected Presentations:

Longo, N. Bush, A. Eatman, T. Gururaj, S. AAC&U Annual Meeting on Shaping the Future of Higher Education. , Washington, DC - "Not Enough Impact: (Re)Imagining How ‘High Impact Practices’ Can Be Part of a Larger Agenda for Public Engagement" January, 2020

Longo, N. . National Campus Compact, Indianapolis, IN - "Dialogue for a Stronger Democracy: A Guide for the Perplexed" March, 2018

Longo, N. Keynote Speech for PACE Conference. North Carolina Campus Compact, Elon College - "Next Generation Engagement: Building on History, Charting New Pathways" February, 2018

Longo, N. . Colby College, Waterville, ME - "Civic Possibilities: A Workshop on Infusing Engagement into the Curriculum" November, 2017

Longo, N. Keynote Speech for Citizenship Week. Miami University, Hamilton, OH - "Thinking Outside the (Ballot) Box: Building Citizen Leadership for Democracy" September, 2016

Longo, N. Campus Compact. , Boston, MA - "Paper: Next Generation of Engagement Scholars: Who They Are and How Campuses can Support Them" March, 2016

Longo, N. Council on International Educational Exchange. , Berlin, Germany - "Session: Service-learning and Collaborative Engagement across Borders: Making Short-term Abroad Impact Last Locally" November, 2015

Longo, N. . , CHED Research Seminar Presentation at Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED), the University of Cape Town - "Collaborative Engagement: A New Paradigm for Teaching and Learning" June, 2015

Longo, N. Global Conference on Storytelling. , Lisbon, Portugal - "Paper: Community Voices: Stories of Peace and Justice. How to Integrate Meaningful Local and International Partnerships" May, 2014

Longo, N. Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). , Washington, DC - "Panel: Deppening Civic Learning and Community Engagement: Promising Efforts in Curriculum and Student Leadership Development" January, 2014

Longo, N. Association of American Colleges and Universities. , Providence, RI - "Presentation: Creating an Open and Global Mind: Case Studies on New England Global Programs, Global Teaching, and Learning" October, 2013

Longo, N. Council on International Educational Exchange. , Mumbai, India - "" June, 2013

Longo, N. Global University Network for Innovation. , Barcelona, Spain - "Visualizing Community and Justice" May, 2013