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Helen Damon-Moore

  • Associate Director, Steans Center

Helen Damon-Moore is the Associate Director of the Steans Center, directing Academic Service Learning at DePaul University. Helen brings over twenty years of experience in higher education to the Steans Center. She has served as Director of Service and Educational Programs at Dartmouth College; as Curriculum and Learning Community Coordinator at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine; and as the founding Director of the Office of Volunteer Services and Service Learning at Cornell College in Iowa. Helen is a founding member of Iowa Campus Compact and she co-chaired the Social Justice Interest Groups of the National Society for Experiential Education for several years. Prior to entering academic administration Helen was adjunct professor of women’s studies and education. Her research interests include theories of service learning and community-based research; mindfulness; team development and function; and gender and consumer culture. She is the author of Magazines for the Millions: Gender and Commerce in the Ladies’ Home Journal and the Saturday Evening Post. Helen earned her PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her BA in Sociology at Beloit College in Wisconsin. She is a native of Rangeley, Maine. ​