Tag Archives: community engagement

Susan Martin Meggs

Assistant professor
Department of Interior Design and Merchandising
College of Human Ecology

Areas of expertise: Interdisciplinary pedagogy to advance service-learning and community engagement for socially conscious design solutions that support healthcare facilities and healthy interior environments, exploration of elements and principles of design, drawing and color and the development of an understanding of the interrelationships between form and function in the creation of a built environment.


Christine Benita Avenarius

Associate professor of Anthropology


Chinese culture; German culture; economic anthropology; social structure; social network analysis; ethnicity; ethnic conflict; refugees; immigration; integration; assimilation; acculturation; cross-cultural communication and applied linguistics; rural North Carolina; climate change perception; sea-level rise perception; economic development in rural areas; community engagement; scholarship of engagement; mixed methods research design