Community-Engaged Digital Humanities and Social Sciences

“Civic Engagement in the Digital Age.” Pew Research Center, Washington, D.C. 25 Apr. 2013,, 10 Oct. 2017.

Fuchs, Christian. Internet and Society: Social Theory in the Information Age. Routledge, 2007.

Hesse-Biber, Sharlene Nagy, ed. The Handbook of Emergent Technologies in Social Research. Oxford UP, 2011.

Lambert, Joe. Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community. 4th ed., Routledge, 2013.

Lupton, Deborah. Digital Sociology. Routledge, 2014.

Nyerges, Timothy L., et al., eds. The Sage Handbook of GIS And Society. Sage, 2011.

McMillan-Cottom, Tressie. “Algorithmic Stratification, Classification Situations, and Black CyberFeminism: Ways Forward for Intersectionality and Digital Sociology.” Digital Sociologies, edited by Jessie Daniels, et al., UK Policy P, 2016.

Post, Margaret A., et al., eds. Publicly Engaged Scholars: Next Generation Engagement and the Future of Higher Education. Stylus Publishing, 2016.

Shah, Dhavan V., et al., eds. The Annals of the American Academy of Political & Social Science: Toward Computational Social Science: Big Data in Digital Environments. Sage Publications, 2015.

Sinton, Diana Stuart, and Jennifer J. Lund. Understanding Place: GIS And Mapping Across the Curriculum. ESRI, 2007.

Stommel, Jesse.  “The Public Digital Humanities.” Disrupting the Digital Humanities, 2015, Accessed 10 Oct. 2017.

Warwick, Claire, et al., eds. Digital Humanities in Practice. Facet, 2012.

Woodward, Kathleen. “The Future of the Humanities in the Present & in Public.” Daedalus, vol. 138, no. 1, 2009, pp. 110–123, JSTOR, Accessed 10 Oct. 2017.

Weinstein, Miriam. Making a Difference Colleges: Distinctive Colleges to Make a Better World. Sageworks, 2007.


Humanities and Social Sciences Cross-Disciplinary Efforts

Almquist, Julka, and Julia Lupton. “Affording Meaning: Design-Oriented Research from the Humanities and Social Sciences.” Design Issues, vol. 26, no. 1, 2010, pp. 3–14, JSTOR, Accessed 10 Oct. 2017.

Boring, Wendy Petersen and William Forbes, eds. Teaching Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences. Stephen F. Austin State UP, 2013.

Briggs, Charlotte L. “Curriculum Collaboration: A Key to Continuous Program Renewal.” The Journal of Higher Education, vol. 78, no. 6, 2007, pp. 676–711, JSTOR, Accessed 10 Oct. 2017.

*Davidson, Cathy N. The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux. Basic Books, 2017.

Frickel, Scott, et al., eds. Investigating Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Theory and Practice Across Disciplines. Rutgers UP, 2016.

Hallstrom, Lars K., et al., eds. Ecosystems, Society, And Health: Pathways Through Diversity, Convergence, And Integration. McGill-Queen’s UP, 2015.

Hay, M. Cameron, ed. Methods That Matter: Integrating Mixed Methods for More Effective Social Science Research. U of Chicago P, 2016.

“Initiative for Humanities and Culture.” Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, vol. 53, no. 2, 1999, pp. 16–21, JSTOR, Accessed 10 Oct. 2017.

Tuck, Eve and Marcia McKenzie. Place in Research: Theory, Methodology, And Methods. Taylor and Francis, 2015.

Spacks, Patricia Meyer. “Initiative for Humanities and Culture.” Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, vol. 61, no. 2, 2008, pp. 20–21, JSTOR, Accessed 10 Oct. 2017.

Wouters, Paul, et al., eds. Virtual Knowledge: Experimenting in the Humanities and the Social Sciences. MIT, 2013.


Service Learning 

Butin, Dan W. Service-Learning in Theory and Practice: The Future of Community Engagement in Higher Education. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Delano-Oriaran, Omobolade, et al., eds. The SAGE Sourcebook of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement. Sage, 2015.

Grobman, Laurie and Roberta Rosenberg, eds. Service Learning and Literary Studies in English. MLA, 2015.

Jagla, Virginia A., et al., eds. Service-Learning Pedagogy: How Does It Measure Up? Information Age, 2015.

McKnight Casey, Karen, et al., eds. Advancing Knowledge in Service Learning: Research to Transform the Field. Information Age, 2006.

Schumann, William and Rebecca Adkins Fletcher, eds. Appalachia Revisited: New Perspectives on Place, Tradition, and Progress. UP of Kentucky, 2016.


 Research Teams

Craney, Chris, et al. “Cross-Discipline Perceptions of the Undergraduate Research Experience.” The Journal of Higher Education, vol. 82, no. 1, 2011, pp. 92–113, Accessed 10 Oct. 2017.

Davidson, Cathy N. Now You See It: How Technology and Brain Science Will Transform Schools and Business for the 21st Century. Penguin Books, 2011.

Davidson, Cathy N., et al. Future of Thinking: Learning Institutions in a Digital Age. MIT, 2010.

Della-Piana, Gabriel M., et al. Evaluating the Undergraduate Research Experience: A Guide for Program Directors and Principal Investigators. Information Age, 2014.

Ishiyama, John. “Does Early Participation in Undergraduate Research Benefit Social Science and Humanities Students?” College Student Journal, vol. 36, no. 3, 2002, pp. 381-387.

Locks, Angela M., and Sandra R. Gregerman. “Undergraduate Research as an Institutional Retention Strategy: The University of Michigan Model.” Creating Effective Undergraduate Research Programs in Science: The Transformation from Student to Scientist, edited by Joseph L. Murray, Routledge, 2008, pp. 11-32.

Sweet, Michael, and Larry K. Michaelsen, eds. Team-Based Learning in the Social Sciences and Humanities: Group Work That Works to Generate Critical Thinking and Engagement. Stylus Publishing, 2012.

*“Why Students Need Capstones and Signature Work.” Association of American Colleges & Universities. Accessed 12 Oct. 2017.

Wilson, Reed. “Researching ‘Undergraduate Research’ in the Humanities.” Modern Language Studies, vol. 33, no. 1/2, 2003, pp. 74–79, JSTOR, Accessed 10 Oct. 2017.

Woodzicka, Julie A., et al. “A Successful Model of Collaborative Undergraduate Research: A Multi-Faculty, Multi-Project, Multi-Institution Team Approach.” Teaching of Psychology, vol. 42, no. 1, Jan. 2015, pp. 60-63, EBSCOhost, doi:10.1177/0098628314549711.


Recruitment and Retention 

Dumas-Hines, Francis A., et al. “Promoting Diversity: Recommendations for Recruitment and Retention of Minorities in Higher Education.” College Student Journal, vol. 35, no. 3, Sept. 2001, p. 433.

*“Fact Book: 2017 Edition.” Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Office of Institutional Research and Studies, Jan. 2017.*

“High-Impact Practices.” Association of American Colleges & Universities, Accessed 10 Oct. 2017.

*McFarland, J, et al. “The Condition of Education 2017.” National Center for Education Statistics, Washington, D.C. 25 May 2017,, 12 Oct. 2017.

O’Keeffe, Patrick.  “A Sense of Belonging: Improving Student Retention.” College Student Journal, vol. 47, no. 4, 2013, pp. 605-613, EBSCOhost, Accessed 10 Oct. 2017.

Scott, Jameel A., et al. “Challenges to Success in Higher Education: An Examination of Educational Challenges from the Voices of College-Bound Black Males.” The Journal of Negro Education, vol. 82, no. 3, 2013, pp. 288–299, JSTOR, 10 Oct. 2017.

Shapiro, Nancy S. “Powerful Pedagogy: Learning Communities at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.” The Journal of Negro Education, vol. 77, no. 3, 2008, pp. 280–287, 10 Oct. 2017.

Tinto, Vincent. “From Theory to Action: Exploring the Institutional Conditions for Student Retention.” Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, edited by John C. Smart, Springer Netherlands, 2010, pp. 51-89.