What is Social Justice?
Social justice challenges and proposes remedies for how
systems of power activate and reinforce different forms of
inequality. It is substantive, distributive, and grounded in
liberation movements of the past century.
Social justice in our academic context requires both research and action to:
What is Transdisciplinary Research?
Multidisciplinary research draws on knowledge from different disciplines but each stays within their boundaries.
Interdisciplinary research analyzes, synthesizes, and harmonizes links between disciplines into a coordinated and coherent whole.
Transdisciplinary research integrates the natural, social, and health sciences in a humanities context, and transcends their traditional boundaries to create new forms of knowledge and to center community participation.
What is community-engaged scholarship?
Community-engaged scholarship as practiced by the Consortium is faculty-led and community-driven. Pursued in full partnership with the community beyond the university’s walls, community-engaged scholarship consists of knowledge discovery, application, dissemination, and preservation.
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