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Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines has received a number of endorsements from scholars, educators, and administrators throughout the country. Not only are the editors honored by these thoughtful responses to the book, but they also are excited about the book’s coming release. Check back for more endorsements as the book is received.

“Any college faculty member or administrator who cares about the future of our country should read this splendid book. In more than two thoughtful dozen essays, the volume focuses not just on learning about how governments work, but, more important, on how students can gain the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary to be actively engaged in public-policy and politics.  These capacities are essential if our democracy is to function as it should. Faculty and administrators in fields across the curriculum and co-curriculum will find practical wisdom about teaching democratic practices.”

Thomas Ehrlich, President Emeritus, Indiana University

“Editors Matto, McCartney, Bennion, and Simpson—along with the authors of the chapters in this volume—make substantial contributions to our understanding of the dynamics of civic engagement across disciplines. Their research is grounded in theoretical innovation and empirical investigation, advancing knowledge about teaching civic engagement well beyond the discipline of political science by providing examples of civic education that reach across departments and programs. It is “must reading” for anyone interested in civic education.”

Jane Junn, Professor of Political Science, University of Southern California

Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines, offers a unique approach that is both cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary evidence for training tomorrow’s citizenry. By providing the theory, practice and tools to faculty who want to involve students in their communities and beyond, this edited volume recommends techniques, such as institutional programming, faculty development, and interdisciplinary opportunities for involving students in their social and political world. As a genuine contribution to the field of civic engagement, Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines should be in every institution of higher education’s library.”

Bobbi Gentry, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Bridgewater College

As problems of political apathy, polarization, inequality abound, there is increased awareness of the challenges and importance of civic education for democracy.  This rich volume illuminates lively and effective methods for helping undergraduates and young people from many walks of life develop into more engaged citizens. Both those who are considering these issues anew and those who have been wrestling with them for years will gain from the range of valuable examples and scholarly studies, which are steeped in teaching experience and insights from the field of political science but also reach far beyond it.”

Elizabeth Beaumont, Associate Professor of Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz, Co-Author of Educating for Democracy