Diversity & Democracy: Current Issue

Current Issue


Civic Learning in a Diverse Democracy: Education for Shared Futures

Global learning gives students the tools to engage ethically in an inter-dependent world, both at home in the U.S. and in international contexts. With the support of the Luce Foundation and the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, AAC&U’s Shared Futures: General Education for Global Learning project guides institutions through the process of globalizing education for all students.

Table of Contents

By Kathryn Peltier Campbell

Featured Topic

By Carol Geary Schneider, president, AAC&U

By Jeffrey Shultz, assistant provost and professor of education, Ellen Skilton-Sylvester, associate professor of education and director of global communications, and Norah P. Shultz, dean of undergraduate studies—all at Arcadia University

By Carlos Silveira, professor of art at California State University–Long Beach

By Chris Schnick, professor of English and faculty development coordinator, and Paul Petrequin, professor of history and chair of the Global Learning Committee—both at Chandler Gilbert Community College

By Michael J. Monahan, assistant professor of philosophy at Marquette University

Campus Practice

By Bonnie Bazata; Erin Crawford Cressy; Joy Evans; Sarita Fritzler; Adriana Lopez; and Razia Stanikzia, student assistant—all of Saint Mary’s College; and Kimberly Warren, Indiana University South Bend

By Joel A. Devine, director of the Partnership for the Transformation of Urban Communities and professor of sociology; Rebecca Chaisson, interim director of the Institute for the Study of Race and Poverty and assistant professor, School of Social Work; and Vincent Ilustre, director of the Center for Public Service—all at Tulane University


By Leonardo J. Alvarado, assistant professor of applied indigenous studies at Northern Arizona University and legal consultant for indigenous communities in Central America

By Yedalis Ruiz, a student at Mount Holyoke College majoring in psychology and education

Research Report

By Camilla Gant, University of West Georgia