CCE Leadership, Staff and Faculty

The Citizenship and Civic Engagement Program, which began in 2013, builds on the storied history of the Maxwell School and its recognition as one of the top rated public policy and citizenship schools in the United States. CCE is fundamentally interdisciplinary and combines academic rigor in the social sciences with a focus on leadership skills and community involvement.

Leadership and Staff

Leadership and Staff
Julia Carboni

Julia Carboni, Chair

Julia L. Carboni (Ph.D. Management, University of Arizona) is an Associate Professor in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, where she teaches courses on nonprofit management and fund development. Her research focuses on collaborative arrangements designed to address large-scale social issues and social media use and management by nonprofit organizations.  Dr. Carboni serves on national committees for several professional associations including the Academy of Management, the American Society for Public Administration, and the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action.  She also serves on the Advisory Board for the Indy Food Council. Prior professional experience includes managing youth mentoring and graduate education programs and alumni fundraising for academic units. She was previously an Assistant Professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University.

Stuart Brown

Amy Schmidt, Program Coordinator

Amy Schmidt is the Program Coordinator for Citizenship & Civic Engagement, which entails supporting students in their community placements, student advising, and managing the CCE office. Amy is from Syracuse and has spent many years working in the Central New York nonprofit sector, both professionally and as a volunteer. She earned a Master of Public Administration (MPA) with a focus on Nonprofit Management from the Maxwell School, and was selected a John Ben Snow and Vernon Snow Fellow in Nonprofit Management. Prior to returning to Maxwell, Amy worked at local organizations including Home HeadQuarters, the Everson Museum of Art, and the Central New York Community Foundation.

CCE Teaching Faculty

Each year a wide range of faculty from the Maxwell School lead CCE’s upper division courses, providing students with an array of diverse perspectives and expertise and embodying the multidisciplinarity of our program. Currently, faculty from History, Anthropology, Political Science, Geography, and Public Administration serve as instructors for our students.

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Carol Faulkner
Associate Dean; Professor, History
Tenth Decade Faculty Scholar
Ph.D., Binghamton University, 1998
19th-century America, U.S. women, gender, sexuality, social movements

Anne Mosher

Anne E. Mosher
Associate Professor, Geography
Ph.D., Geography, Pennsylvania State University, 1989
Urban planning and geographies of infrastructure, crisis and disaster management, public scholarship and community engagement, digital humanities

Peter Wilcoxen

Peter Wilcoxen
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ajello Professor in Energy and Environmental Policy
Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence
Director, Center for Environmental Policy and Administration
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1989
Natural resource, environmental economics