Spring 2011 • VOL 13 • NO 2

university & the public sphereThe University
and the Public Sphere

What is public scholarship?

The Legacy of the Center for the Study of Public Scholarship at Emory

Further Resources

Scholar, Teacher, Public Policy Player
The balancing act of the modern legal scholar

Turning to Public Scholarship
Race and music

Teaching and Learning in the Public Realm
Lessons on effectiveness

Further Resources

Shared Knowledge
Developing a public voice through the media

Media Strategies for Faculty

"Often, when academics are not involved in [media] conversations, people rely on short-term generalizations to explain the world."

"I have my effectiveness in speaking to diverse audiences, whether it’s to three hundred executives or two thousand teachers, going out and telling them something about the global economy and its implications."

Reflections on a Tragedy
The media and the public stigma around mental illness

nursing in the media

Trusted But Not Respected
Nurses in contemporary media

Further Reading

The Public Scholars of the Future
Preparing undergraduates with skills and experiences for public service

Lives Steeped in Stories
Teaching students to become critical consumers of media

More Resources on Critical Media Literacy

"The Bible in one hand, the newspaper in the other"
Cultivating public theologians in the Youth Theological Initiative


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The Strategic Plan for Emory Updates and Highlights

Voices in This Issue

Sheila Cavanagh, English
Lance Gunderson, Environmental Studies
Lisa Alsing Macklin, Emory Libraries
Rex D. Matthews, Theology
John McGowan, Epidemiology
Avice Meehan, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
John Nickerson, Ophthalmology
Jonathan Prude, History
Russell Richey, Theology

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