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MoelyTulane University

Professor Emerita of Psychology

Research Affiliate of the Center for Public Service

Barbara was the founding Director of the Office of Service Learning at Tulane and has been Principal Investigator for several grants, including a consortium grant from Learn and Serve America involving a collaboration of seven colleges and universities to enhance capacity and expertise in service-learning.  She has published research on the impacts of service-learning on college students and community partners, and is currently conducting research for Tulane’s Center for Public Service, looking at college students’ service-learning participation, the development of community partnerships, and VISTA program participation.  She has presented her research at regional, national, and international conferences and has authored research reports for professional journals.  She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning.  She was a finalist for the 2002 Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service-Learning and received the Gulf-South Summit Award for Outstanding Contributions to Service-Learning Research in 2004.

Impacts of service-learning on college students and community partners; development of community partnerships; VISTA program participation

Years of relevant experience: 12

Relevant Publications:

Moely, Barbara E., and Sterett H. Mercer, Vincent Ilustre, Devi Miron. “Psychometric Properties and Correlates of the Civic Attitudes and Skills Questionnaire (CASQ): A Measure of Students’ Attitudes Related to Service-Learning.” Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning 8, no. 2 (2002): 15-26.

Moely, B. E., Furco, A., & Reed, J.  (2008). Charity and social change: The impact of individual preferences on service-learning outcomes.  Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 15(1), 37-48.

Contact Information:
Telephone: 504 914-3322