Five endowed professorships for Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions
Five endowed professorships dedicated to community engaged scholarship that creates a more just society.
We seek highly accomplished academic leaders who thrive as engaged scholars and public intellectuals, visionaries who identify and advance solutions to our most pressing challenges.
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The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is the nation’s largest comprehensive public affairs college. With more than 8,000 students enrolled in bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and doctoral programs across schools of public affairs, criminology and criminal justice, social work and community resources and development, Watts College is a formidable community of students and scholars dedicated to bettering the world through community engaged research and learning. This is a unique opportunity to help define the future of a new type of public service college – one dedicated to building more vibrant, equitable communities.
Watts professor of public policy
The Professor will demonstrate that through rigorous analysis and value-based discourse, we can collectively govern the polity in a way that builds prosperity for current and future generations.
Watts professor of community safety
The Professor will address the ongoing challenge of building, maintaining and operating institutions that treat all individuals fairly and humanely while pursuing the justice and security for which all communities yearn.
Watts professor of child well-being
The Professor will investigate, evaluate and disseminate innovative strategies to protect, cultivate and enhance the lives of all young people such that their human potential is affirmed and realized.
Watts professor of urban solutions
The Professor will lead the co-creation of transformative
solutions that enhance the social, cultural, environmental, and
of communities and their members.
Watts professor of collaborative solutions for tribal prosperity
The Professor will advance the discovery, organization,
transmission, and application of knowledge in the cultivation of
solutions to tribal challenges
and the advancement of tribal prosperity.