Meet the 2020-2021 Fellows

Despite the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center was able to complete our work of selecting six awardees from among 180 applications from universities across the United States. Thanks to the volunteer work of more than 150 academic referees,...

Conference CFP: Power at the Margins II

Apply now to be a presenter at the scholar-activist conference at UC Berkeley March 12-14, 2020. Academics across the social sciences and humanities have long worked to theorize the people, spaces, and politics of the fringes of traditional housing. Homelessness,...

CES Mourns the Death of Erik Olin Wright

The Center for Engaged Scholarship lost another friend with the death of Erik Olin Wright. Erik waged a long fight against Acute Myeloid Leukemia that included experimental treatments and a stem cell transplant. But the disease overcame both Erik’s formidable will to...

CES Wins Foundation Grant

The Center for Engaged Scholarship Wins Foundation Grant The Center for Engaged Scholarship is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Hewlett Foundation. Specifically, the support is from a Hewlett project called “Beyond Neoliberalism: New Ideas for...

Values and Social Science

The Center for Engaged Scholarship is committed to the idea that the best scholarly work is motivated by normative commitments. However, in the decades after World War II in the U.S., many scholars believed that they should be strictly objective and produce “value...

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