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Helen Damon-Moore

  • Associate Director, Steans Center
  • PhD Educational Policy Studies
    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    BA Sociology
    Beloit College​

  • Steans Center

Helen Damon-Moore is the Associate Director of the Steans Center, overseeing community-based service learning, internships, and scholarships.  She works with faculty to design and implement community-based service learning courses across the University through intensive institutes, workshops, and one on one consultation, and with faculty and community members to determine service learning project possibilities that balance community interest with student learning.  Helen helped to found and co-leads the campus-wide Council on Community Engagement and serves on the all-campus Experiential Learning Committee at DePaul.

Helen teaches Community Service Studies 340, Mindful Activism, and Community Service Studies 395, and Internship course.

Helen founded the Center for Service and Service Learning at Cornell College and helped to found Iowa Campus Compact.  She is the author of Magazines for the Millions: Gender and Commerce in the Ladies’ Home Journal and the Saturday Evening Post, 1880-1910; and with Carl F. Kaestle, et al, Literacy in the United States: Readers and Reading Since 1880.

Areas of Consultation:

  • Service Learning Course Design

  • Mindful Service Learning

  • Asset-Based Service Learning

  • ​Developing Authentic Partnerships​