Writing and Publishing Community-engaged Scholarship: Advice for Junior Faculty on Promotion, Publishing and Craft

Anna Sims Bartel, John Forester


This article offers research-based advice on how to write and publish community-engaged scholarship (CES), with special emphasis on success in career-building and academic publishing contexts. It further offers a snapshot of a program designed to build a faculty community of practice for advancing publication of CES. Publishing CES throws into stark relief the tensions between what’s accessible and valuable to communities and what’s recognizable and admirable to academics who hold power over community-engaged scholars’ careers.


publication, academic, career, advancement, tenure, writing, research, community of practice, faculty fellows program

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