Alexa Darby named academic coordinator for Civic Engagement Scholars Program
Alexa Darby, an assistant professor of psychology, will assume the role of academic coordinator for the Civic Engagement Scholars Program effective Jan. 1, 2011.
Darby joined the Elon faculty in 2005. She earned her doctorate in Educational Psychology at the University of Georgia and her master's from the University of Connecticut.
Darby is an active teacher-scholar and academic service-learning has provided the common thread linking her teaching, scholarship, and community involvement. She was a Service-Learning Faculty Scholar in 2006-2007 and is currently serving as the Service-Learning Research Scholar for 2009-2010.
In her new role, Darby will provide leadership in the Civic Engagement Scholars program, working closely with students and their community partners and faculty mentors on a variety of civic engagement topics. For more information on the Civic Engagement Scholars Program, visit http://www.elon.edu/e-web/academics/special_programs/ces/