Unpacking the Complexities of Civic Engagement (January 2009)

January 15, 2009, 9am to Noon

Moderated by:
Professor Richard Battistoni, Providence College, author of Education for Democracy: Citizenship, Community & Service

Panelists included:

  • Dr. Harry Boyte, University of Minnesota
  • Prof. Connie Flanagan, Pennsylvia State University
  • Prof. Joel Westheimer, University of Ottawa


This symposium featured an eminent panel of national scholars who presented on a broad spectrum of opinions on the meaning and purposes of civic engagement. Following their presentation, an open Q&A session and roundtable discussions followed.