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Hugh Lena III

Professor

Contact Information:

hlena@providence.edu

401.865.2990

Harkins Hall 208

Education:

Ph.D. - Sociology, University of Connecticut

Brief Biography:

Hugh F. Lena is Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Sociology. He was first appointed to the faculty in 1974 and to the vice presidency in 2004.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Hugh F. Lena is Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Sociology. Dr. Lena's research interests include cross-national health, health professions, and pedagogy, particularly of service-learning.

Selected Publications:

Lena, H. Kelly, A. (2006) In Edward Zlotkowski, Nicholas Longo, and James R. Williams (Ed.), The Community Assistant Model. Providence, RI:

Lena, H. (2002) In M. Ender et. al. (Ed.), Foundations of Organizational Service.

Lena, H. (2000) In J. Mann, S. Gurksin, M. Grodin and G. Annas (Ed.), Health and Human Rights: A Reader. (5),

Lena, H. (1999) In J. Ostrow, G. Hesser, S. Enos (Ed.), Service-Learning Through Meta-Reflection: Problems and Prospects of Praxis in Organizational Sociology. Washington, D.C.:

Lena, H. (1995) How Can Sociology Contribute to Integrating Service Learning into Academic Curricula? . The American Sociologist.(26), 106-116.

Selected Presentations:

Lena, H. 20th Anniversary “Ritz” Conference on Contemporary Issues in Health Care. Women & Infants' Hospital, Warwick, RI - "The Rhetoric of Crisis and the Medical Record" November, 2005

Lena, H. Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association. , San Francisco, CA - "Learning Organizational Theory Through Praxis: An Application of Service Learning in Sociology" August, 1998

Lena, H. Lena, J. Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association. , Toronto, Canada - "Challenges of Faith: Wealth and 'Free Spaces' Among Catholic Women" August, 1997

Lena, H. Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association. , Toronto, Canada - "Interdisciplinary Research in the Sociology of Religion" August, 1997

Lena, H. King, T. Second Annual Meeting of Campus Compact's Invisible College. , Indianapolis, Indiana - "Building Learning Communities: Service as Praxis" June, 1996

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