New @ CSEwL! 

F&M's CSEwL's Research Spotlight

Learn how F&M faculty partner with the Lancaster community to bring theory to practice in short but informative podcast episodes.

Podcast Episodes

COVID-19 Impact in Lancaster County

“It is very important that Lancaster County residents take these surveys. We want to be sure that everyone is represented. Responses will be completely confidential and no individual responses will be shared with anyone.”  Kevin Ressler, United Way of Lancaster County President and CEO

COVID-19 Assessment in Lancaster County

Call for Social Practice & Community Engaged Artist Residency Applications!

Social Practice Art involves an artist working in the context of social issues or toward social impact. This residency is designed for artists who would benefit from engaging community members at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster County, and City residents within their communities. 

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Our Vision 

Using models of engaged scholarship, CSEwL’s research projects and programs will ​regenerate the  intellectual and social capital essential for a thriving Lancaster that sustains justice, equity, and communal well-being across all sectors. 

CSEwL’s  governance will also reflect and promote the values of engaged research, undertaken in a spirit of reciprocity, respect, and the cultivation of democratic values.

History and Background

CSEwL aims to bring "theory to practice" to transform both the institution and the larger community in which it resides.   

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CSEwL aims to connect  faculty research with pressing regional issues. Explore faculty research topics and interests, and publications. 


Meet the Leadership Team 

Director of Strategic Engagement for the Center for Sustained Engagement with Lancaster
Office of the Provost



Office: Office of the Provost

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Associate Professor of Sociology, Program Chair of Public Policy
Sociology, International Studies



Office: GER204

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Associate Professor of Art History
Art, Art History and Film, International Studies



Office: HUE36

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Professor of Biology, Department Chair of Biology
Biology, Biological Foundations of Behavior, Science, Technology and Society



Office: LSP232B

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Our Advisory Board