About the Community-Engaged Research Lecture (CERL) Award

The Annual Community-Engaged Scholarship Lecture Award recognizes exceptional scholarly work that embodies UNM's commitment to community engagement and profoundly and systematically affects the relationship between the university and the larger community in a positive and meaningful way. This is the highest award for community-engaged scholarship bestowed by the University of New Mexico. The nominee must be an active, full Professor or exceptional Associate Professor at the time of the nomination is submitted. The scholarship or the creative work of the nominee must be of the highest quality and should be tied to the faculty member's expertise.

2017: 2nd Community Engaged Research Lecture

2017: 2nd Community Engaged Research Lecture

2016 Inaugural Recipient: Dr. Nina Wallerstein

Inaugural Community Engaged Research Lecture Award Recipient

Lecture Year Award Recipient Department Lecture Topic Video
2017 Professor Claudia Isaac Communitiy & Regional Planning at UNM Community Based Planning: Co-Creating Knowledge and Action
2016 Dr. Nina Wallerstein College of Population Health: Director, Center for Participatory Research Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR): Walking the Walk for Health and Social Equity