Town and Gown: Understanding the Past to Improve the Future

By DeMond S. Miller and Jason D. Rivera.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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This paper explores the historical and modern community and university relationships that result from understanding the unique role of university towns in a transforming global society of the 21st century.

Keywords: Town and Gown, University History, Scholarly Communities, University Relationships, Collegetown

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp.215-224. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.778MB).

Dr. DeMond S. Miller

DeMond S. Miller, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Liberal Arts and Sciences Institute at Rowan University (Glassboro, New Jersey). He has worked as an evaluator for alcohol and tobacco social norms projects and as principal investigator to facilitate research projects involving: environmental issues and community satisfaction. His primary area of specialization is environmental sociology with concentrations in qualitative and quantitative evaluation research methods, community development, and social impact assessment. Dr Miller has presented several professional papers recent examples of such work can be found in: The Researcher, The Qualitative Report, The Journal of Emotional Abuse, and The Southeastern Sociological Review.

Jason D. Rivera

Jason D. Rivera, is a Research Assistant at Rowan University in the Liberal Arts and Sciences Institute for Research and Community Service. He has recently worked on research dealing with public policy in reference to disaster mitigation and relief, social justice in the face of disasters, the reconfiguration of landscapes and their affect on local and global politics, as well as research pertaining to improving university and community relations. Examples of Jason’s research can be found in The Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, Space and Culture: An International Journal of Social Spaces and The Journal for the Study of Radicalism.


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