Learning And Doing With Student Government President Maahika Srinivasan ‘15
Maahika Srinivasan ‘15 believes that you don’t have to go far to practice engaged scholarship. Combining her student leadership, activism, and research, Maahika has turned a lens to sexual assault on the Brown Campus, in hopes of making a difference in her own community.
This audio and photo story is part of "Learning and Doing" - a series on engaged scholarship at
December 17, 2015
November 10, 2015
Professor Sarah Besky is alternately described as a “goddess” (by her students), as “a thorn in corporations’ sides” (by herself) and as an anthropologist (by the rest of the world).
She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology and the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown and author of The Darjeeling Distinction, an ethnographic study of the lives of tea plantation workers in India. Here is an anthropological look at her journey from coastal Connecticut to lush Nepal and back to Providence.
November 2, 2015The Power in Sharing Stories, Art, and Meals“We never know how our small activities will affect others through the invisible fabric of our connectedness. In this exquisitely connected world, it's never a question of 'critical mass.' It's always about critical connections.” - Grace Lee BoggsSarah Day is interested in how scholar-researcher-activists can interrogate their positionality when conducting research or engaging in community outreach. She's currently completing her Masters of Arts in Teaching for History and Social Studies and working as the Assistant for the Engaged Scholars Program.
October 28, 2015
September 14, 2015
September 2, 2015