Suchitra Gururaj, Ph.D., serves as assistant vice president for Community and Economic Engagement in the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin, where she provides vision and strategy for student engagement programs rooted in service, community-based learning, community advocacy programs, and sponsorships. A lecturer in the College of Liberal Arts, Dr. Gururaj teaches courses on community organizing and leadership development. She earned a B.A. in English from Yale University, an M.A. in English from The University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in educational administration from UT-Austin. Dr. Gururaj is book review editor for the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, and serves on the Commission on Economic and Community Engagement for the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities.
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