Sarah Stanlick is the founding director of Lehigh University’s Center for Community Engagement and a professor of practice in Sociology and Anthropology. She previously taught at Centenary University of New Jersey and was a researcher at Harvard’s Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, assisting the US Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power.  Prior to working with the Carr Center, Stanlick was a research assistant at the Belfer Center for Science and International AffairsManaging the Atom Project.

Along with colleagues from across the service-learning and civic engagement movement, Stanlick is the co-founder of the SLCE Future Directions Project.  She has published in journals such as the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, The Social Studies, and the Journal of Global Citizenship and Equity Education.  Her work has recently been featured on the blog and on WHYY’s Speak Easy. Her current interests include inquiry-based teaching and learning, global citizenship, transformative learning, and cultivating learner agency.