Timothy K. Eatman

Professor at Rutgers University-Newark

Timothy K. Eatman, Ph.D is an educational sociologist who serves as Inaugural Dean of the Honors Living - Learning Community and Professor at Rutgers University-Newark. Over his thirty-year career in academe, Tim’s research has centred on equity issues in higher education and on advancing understandings about publicly engaged scholarship in the university of the 21st century. His work has been widely recognized, manifested in part by his holding of several national and international leadership positions. Tim is Faculty Director Emeritus of Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, and Chair Emeritus of the International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE). Tim also serves as membership chair for the American Association of Colleges (AAC&U) and he acts as the National co-chair for Urban Research Based Action (URBAN). Tim is a member of the National Advisory Committee for the Carnegie Engagement Classification for Community Engagement. He maintains an active research agenda having written several book chapters, journal articles, and research reports, including the widely cited Scholarship in Public: Knowledge Creation and Tenure Policy in the Engaged University. Tim is co-editor of The Cambridge Handbook of Service Learning and Community Engagement.