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Dr. Howard Rosing

  • hrosing@depaul.edu
  • Executive Director, Steans Center
  • Steans Center
Dr.  Rosing is the Executive Director of the Steans Center where he oversees the work of Academic Service Learning and the Egan Office for Urban Education and Community Partnerships and supports DePaul's partnership with the Asset-Based Community Development Institute which is housed at the Center.  He works with faculty to develop scholarship on service-learning and community-based research as pedagogies.  Dr. Rosing  also serves as a faculty member in Community Service Studies and an affiliate faculty member in Geography, Sustainable Urban Development (MASUD) and Community Psychology and co-directs MASUD.  He has taught and developed numerous service learning courses including Community Food Systems and Geography, Food and Justice which serve as required courses in DePaul's Minor in Food Studies. 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.

Areas of Consultation:

  • Community-Engaged Scholarship and Teaching
  • Community-based Research as Pedagogy
  • Urban Food Access
  • Food Justice
  • ​Community Food System​ Development