Community Studies Center

Welcome to the Community Studies Center

The mission of the CSC is to create collaborative communities of inquiry. Faculty, students and community partners engage in interdisciplinary field research to create shared knowledge, working toward greater equality, peace and social justice.


Xueyin Zha '16: The Importance of the Mosaic
Please read about Xueyin Zha whose participation in the Mediterranean Migration Mosaic in 2013 helped lead to where she is today - a visiting scholar at Oxford University.

2014 Global Climate Change Mosaic
The Global Climate Change mosaic is a great opportunity for students to attend the Conference of the Parties in Lima, Peru, where important decisions are made about global climate changes. They will also spend a semester immersed in classes revolved around the politics, science, and risks of climate change. Read more about this semester's exciting mosaic.