Howard Rosing is the Executive Director of the Steans Center at DePaul University. He is a faculty member in Community Service Studies and affiliate faculty member in Geography, Sustainable Urban Development (MASUD) and Community Psychology and co-directs MASUD. Dr. Rosing is a cultural anthropologist whose research focuses on urban food access, economic restructuring, community food systems, and food justice movements in Chicago and the Dominican Republic. He is currently completing a citywide study of community garden yields in partnership with Neighborspace, Chicago's land trust for community gardens. Dr. Rosing is actively engaged in scholarship on service-learning and community-based research as pedagogies. He co-edited (with Nila Ginger Hofman) Pedagogies of Praxis: Course-based Action Research in the Social Sciences and has authored and co-authored numerous articles on service-learning pedagogy and community engagement in higher education. Dr. Rosing is also co-author (with Daniel Block) of Chicago: A Food Biography. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from the State University of New York-Binghamton.
Block, Daniel R. and Howard Rosing, Chicago: A Food Biography, Rowman and
Hofman, Nila Ginger and Howard Rosing, (Eds).
Pedagogies of Praxis: Course-based Action
Research in the Social Sciences San Francisco: Jossey-Bass (2006).
2016 Llorens-Monteserin, Nicole and Howard
Rosing “Growing Community Through Gardens on Chicago’s Southwest Side” In: Brown, S., McIvor K. and Synder, E,
eds. Sowing Seeds in the City, New
York, NY: Springer.
2016 Klimas Christie, James Montgomery, Howard
Rosing, Marji Hess, Xochyl Perez and Christian DeKnock, “Soils in the City: A Science-based
Service-Learning Course,” In: Jane L. Newman, Dennis W. Sunal and Cynthia
Szymanski Sunal (Eds). Science and
Service Learning. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
2011 Rosenberg, Helen, Anne Statham, Susan Reed and Howard Rosing, “Service-Learning and the Nontraditional
Student: What’s Age Got to Do With It?” In:
Bringle, R. and J. Hatcher, eds. Understanding Service-Learning and Community
Engagement: Crossing Boundaries through Research, Scottsdale, AZ:
Information Age Publishing.
2009 Rosing, Howard, “Economic Restructuring and
Urban Food Access in the Dominican Republic,” In: Himmelgreen, D. and S. Kedia, eds. Global Food Crisis: Perspectives from Practicing and Applied
Anthropologists, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley
2006 Rosing, Howard. “Food
for More than Thought: Course-based Action Research on Corner Stores in Chicago”
In: Hofman N.G. and H. Rosing, eds. Pedagogies of Praxis: Course-based Action
Research in the Social Sciences, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Howard, “Farming Chicago: Prospects for
Higher Education Support of Sustainable Urban Food Systems in the U.S.
Howard, “Tracking Culture: The Meanings of Community Engagement Data Collection
in Higher Education,” Metropolitan
Universities 26(2): 147-163
Susan, Howard Rosing, Helen Rosenberg and Anne Stratham, “Let us Pick the Organization”: Understanding
Nontraditional Student Perceptions of Service-learning Practice,” Journal of Community Engagement and
Scholarship, 8(2): 74-85
2015 Rosing, Howard and Angela Odoms-Young,
(Guest Editors) “Community-University Food Projects, Race and Health Promotion,”
Journal of Prevention and Intervention in
the Community, 43 (2): 79-82.
2015 Reed, Susan, Helen Rosenberg, Anne
Statham, and Howard Rosing, “It takes a Community: Service-learning
and persistence among nontraditional college students?” Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 21(2): 22-36.
2014 Lawlor, Jennifer A., Bronwyn A. Hunter ,
Leonard A. Jason , Howard Rosing, “Natural Mentoring in Oxford House Recovery
Homes: A Preliminary Analysis,” Journal
of Groups in Addiction & Recovery 9(2): 126-142
2012 Rosing, Howard, “Demystifying the local:
Considerations for higher education engagement with community food systems,” Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and
Community Development. August 2012.
2010 Rosing, Howard, Susan Reed, Joseph R.
Ferrari, and Nancy J. Bothne, “Understanding Student Complaints in the Service Learning
Pedagogy,” American Journal of Community
Psychology, 46(3-4): 472-48.
2010 Rosing, Howard and Nila Ginger Hofman,
“Notes from the Field: Service Learning and the Development of
Multidisciplinary Community-based Research Partnerships,” Journal of Community Practice, 18(2): 213-232.
2009 Young-Me, Lee, Susan Poslusny, and Howard
Rosing, “Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention Project as Community Engaged
Scholarship,” Journal of Community
Engagement and Higher Education, 1(1): 1-9.
2008 Hofman, Nila Ginger & Howard Rosing,
“Course-based Action Research and Anthropology,” Anthropology News, 49(6): 11-12.