Co-Teaching Spirituality in Higher Education in Spring 2019
September 01, 2019
I co-taught "Spirituality in Higher Education" with Dr. Shauna Morin to higher education master's students. Each week, I provided a "literacy blast" on various worldview traditions including Catholics, LDS/Mormons, Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists, and the non-religious. I also assisted with grading.
Presentation on IDEALS at the Equal Opportunity Institute (NC State)
December 06, 2018
Dr. Shauna Morin and I will be presenting "Supporting Students with Diverse Worldview Identities: Lessons Learned from a National Study of Interfaith Engagement in College" to faculty, staff, and student affairs practitioners from across NC State's campus.
I will co-present a pre-meeting workshop entitled "Cultivating Interfaith Cooperation and Engaging Religious Diversity in Higher Education," sponsored by the Interfaith Youth Core. Using the most recent findings from the Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS), we will discuss national trends and best practices for cultivating environments of welcome and engagement across lines of religious and secular difference in undergraduate education.
Presentation on Worldview Diversity to College of Education Master's Students (Dr. Audrey Jaeger)
September 25, 2018
Presentation in Foundations of Student Affairs and Higher Education (EAC 540) with Dr. Ben Correia-Harker, Director of Assessment & Research at Interfaith Youth Core.
Lunch & Learn - Engaging Interfaith and Worldview Diversity with Campus Professionals
September 18, 2018
This Lunch & Learn Series at NC State is funded through a Campus Innovation Grant from the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and coordinated by campus partners. This session focused on the diversity of worldviews held by students at NC State, and an introduction to engaging the topic of worldview diversity on a college campus. The hope is that these sessions will foster new spaces for sharing best practices and developing skills among professionals who support students' spiritual or personal development in a variety of ways.
Islamic Society of North America #ISNA55 Annual Conference
September 02, 2018
I co-moderated a panel entitled “Reaching Persuadable Americans: Why Engaging Conservatives Matters,” featuring Neighborly Faith co-hosts Kevin Singer and Chris Stackaruk, Texas megachurch Pastor Bob Roberts Jr., President of Islamic Relief USA Anwar Khan, and Dalia Mogahed, Director of Research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding.
Reimagining Interfaith Conference in Washington D.C.
July 30, 2018
I sat on a panel entitled "New Terrain: Navigating a Spiritual Landscape in Transition" with Rev. Kathleen Green and Andrew Hanauer, and co-presented "What’s Higher Education Got to Do with It? How interfaith has made its way into higher education and created specialized career paths" with Dr. Celene Ibrahim.
Association of Christians in Student Development 2018 Conference
June 05, 2018
I presented "Designing Campus Environments that Improve Student Attitudes Toward Other Groups: Findings from a Nationwide Study of Worldview Diversity in College" and "Designing a Digital Space to Prepare Students for Multi-Faith Witness."
I co-presented "Fostering Compassionate Engagement across Difference: Lessons Emerging from a Mixed-Methods Study of Interfaith Diversity in College" with Drs. Shauna Morin and Zak Foste, and “The Marginalized vs. The Privileged: How Campus Narratives Can Create Enemies or Neighbors” with Elijah Jeong.