Emily S. Wu

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Assistant Director of Community Outreach and Project Development, Service-Learning Program, Social Justice Faculty

Social Justice

School of Liberal Arts and Education

Emily is a religionist by training, with academic expertise in Asian religions, medicines and healing in religious contexts, and religions in the globalized world. Her work with the Service-Learning program is primarily in establishing and maintaining mutually-beneficial partnerships with nonprofit organizations and social services agencies, as well as exploring opportunities to create community-oriented engagement placements and projects for students. She also works closely with existing community partners to create processes and support infrastructure for effective student engagement and learning in the community. As an experienced and published Service-Learning faculty, Emily trains and supports her Service-Learning faculty colleagues in community-engaged pedagogy and course design.


Graduate Theological Union, PhD, Cultural and Historical Studies or Religions 

Boston University, MA, Religions and Society

University of California, Davis, BS, Psychology

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