ERIN KONKLE, PH.D.
Erin is the Program Director Civic Engagement in Career Education and a Lecturer in Peace and Justice Studies at Wellesley College. Erin came to Wellesley from the University of Minnesota’s Center for Innovative Higher Education where she served as Director. Her research and practice is rooted in assets-based innovation tools for sustainable engagement including Appreciative Inquiry, Strengths, and Design Thinking. Erin is a firm believer that colleges are at their best when they are working collaboratively with communities for positive change. She is excited to work with administrators and faculty to help design and facilitate strategic change plans.