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Anna Czarnik-Neimeyer Curriculum Vitae

website: bridgebuilderconsulting.com

public figure page: annaczarnikneimeyer.wordpress.com

social: @ACNjustice (twitter & IG) + www.facebook.com/AnnaCNjustice

EMPLOYMENT

Founder/ CEO, Bridgebuilder Consulting (currently on 2017 Tour d’Justice)

Editor, Religious Response

Scholar in Residence, bell hooks Institute, Berea College, Kentucky

Visiting International Faculty, Lincoln Community School, Ghana

EDUCATION

  • M.A. Liberal Studies, St. Norbert College, 2017
    • Thesis: “Enriching Brave Space: Interdisciplinary Theory for an Emerging Justice Education Framework”
  • B.A. Communication and Media Studies, Minor in German, Emphases in Women’s and Gender Studies & Religious Studies, St. Norbert College, 2011
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude and departmental honors

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Recipient, National Women’s Studies Association, Emerging Leader Award, Women’s Centers, August 2016
  • Recipient, MLK Beloved Community Social Justice Award, St. Norbert, April 2016
  • Nominee, highlighted piece in Teaching Tolerance Blog for Green Eyeshades journalism award, Society of Professional Journalists, March, 2016
  • Selected Attendee, Parker J. Palmer’s Center for Courage & Renewal: Courage to Lead for Young Leaders & Activists, Atlanta, December, 2015
  • Recipient, Communication Discipline Outstanding Scholar Award, St. Norbert, April, 2011
  • Recipient, Voss Leadership Award, St. Norbert, April, 2011
  • Recipient, Richard C. Rankin Legacy Award, St. Norbert, April, 2011
  • Recipient, Norbertine Leadership and Service Award, St. Norbert, 2008-2011
  • Recipient, Center for Community Service and Learning Heritage Service Recognition, St. Norbert, April, 2010
  • Rath Distinguished Scholar, Wisconsin Foundation for Independent Colleges, St. Norbert, April, 2010
  • Recipient, Henke Peace and Justice Award St. Norbert, April, 2009
  • Recipient, Harry Meier Community Service Award, April, 2009

INVITED TALKS

  • “Brave + Radical: justice recipes for honest dialogue on power structures & racism,” Pacific Lutheran University, Washington, October 2017
  • “Brave Dialogue in Academia: Managing Risky Justice Conversations,” Pacific Lutheran University, Washington, October 2017
  • “In Remembrance of Me: Jesus’ Radical Communion,” First United Methodist Church Bellevue, Washington, October 2017
  • “Jesus/Justice: faithful tools for dismantling oppression & racism,” First United Methodist Church Bellevue, Washington, October 2017
  • “Intentional Solidarity: faith + justice,” bell hooks Institute, Berea College, Kentucky, April 2017
  • “Teaching Brave: courageous dialogue across difference on inclusion & diversity,” Lincoln Community School Faculty Training, Accra, Ghana, March 2017
  • “Jesus was an Activist” and other stories of faith + justice,” Emmaus Center for Spiritual Life & Vocation, St. Norbert College, November 2016
  • “Identity [think: race, gender, class, ability, sexuality…] in Community,” Holden Village, Washington, July 2016
  • “LGBTQ Ally Training for our Times,” Holden Village, Washington, July 2016
  • Panelist, OxFam International Women’s Day Event, March 2016
  • “Teaching Identity: experiential pedagogy for learning justice”, UW-Oshkosh Sociology Department, February 2016  
  • “Spy Glasses: Girls as Makers & Problem Solvers,” Keynote, Girls Leadership and Development Camp, St. Norbert, July, 2015
  • “Transgression: Whose Booty is This?” panelist, bell hooks in Residence at the New School with Stephanie Troutman, Anna Czarnik-Neimeyer, and Lynee Denise, New York, New York, October, 2014
  • “Brave Box: Building Courage Among Girls,” Keynote, Girls Leadership and Development Camp, St. Norbert, July, 2014
  • “Kind Machine: Transforming Girl World,” Keynote, Girl Scouts Northwestern Great Lakes Gala, Green Bay, March, 2014
  • “Finding Kind,” Facilitator, Notre Dame Academy Film Screening, Green Bay, February, 2014
  • “Gender: Ranking and Role-ing” Presenter, Howard Suamico Middle School, Howard, Wisconsin, November, 2013
  • “Service as Ripple Effect,” Keynote, Notre Dame Academy Service Day, Green Bay, March, 2011

CONFERENCES

Conference Presentations

  • Presenter, “Strategizing Masculinities: Masculinities Work As Decolonized Praxis,” National Women’s Studies Association, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Wisconsin, November, 2016
  • Presenter, “Just Teaching: Experiential Social Justice Pedagogy,” Association for Experiential Education International Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October, 2016
  • Presenter, “WMGS is SICK!: Hacking, Contagion, Virality, and Branding for the Field,” National Women’s Studies Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November, 2015
  • Presenter, “Shelf Life- Wilderness to Workplace: Ending Prejudice through the International Human Library Organization,” Association for Experiential Education International Conference, Portland, Oregon, October, 2015
  • Presenter, “WMGS@theCenter,” National Women’s Studies Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November, 2014
  • Presenter, “Nerd Glasses and Gender Ducks: Building [student] Staff Philosophy Using Experiential Education and Communication Theory,” Workshop & Poster, Association for Experiential Education International Conference, Chattanooga, Tennessee, October, 2014
  • Presenter, “Gender Crisis: Relevance and Recruitment for Surviving and Thriving Gender Programs,” University of Wisconsin Women’s Studies & LGBTQ Conference, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, October, 2014
  • Presenter, “Startup Culture and the Student Worker: Innovation at the Center,” University of Wisconsin Women’s Studies & LGBTQ Conference, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, October, 2014
  • Presenter, “Cracking the Book: Incorporating Experiential Education Theory & Texts in New and Existing Programs,” Workshop, Association for Experiential Education International Conference, Denver, Colorado, October, 2013
  • Presenter, “A Mountain Education: Space for Experiential Learning,” Poster, Association for Experiential Education International Conference, Denver, Colorado, October, 2013
  • Presenter, “Multi-level Leadership Development Using Experiential Projects and the Leadership Identity Development (LID) Model,” Workshop, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Leadership Educators Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, December, 2010
  • Presenter, “Group Processing and Facilitation: Tailoring to your Org,” Workshop, Student Leadership Conference, St. Norbert, September, 2010
  • Presenter, “M3C AmeriCorps at St. Norbert College,” Midwest Service Leaders Conference, Marquette University, Milwaukee, November, 2008
  • Presenter, “Student Leadership on Campus,” Wisconsin United Residence Hall Association Conference, St. Norbert, February, 2008

Participant

  • Attendee, Wisconsin Women’s Studies & LGBTQ Conference, 2013
  • Attendee, Association for Experiential Education International Conference, 2012
  • Attendee, Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Conference, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, 2012

PUBLICATIONS

Blog: https://annaczarnikneimeyer.wordpress.com/blog/

Op-Eds:

TEACHING & COURSES

  • Visiting International Faculty in Residence, Lincoln Community School, Accra, Ghana
  • Holden Village Teaching Faculty in Residence: “Identity, Community, Christianity, and Allyship”
  • Honors Tutorial: “Super Black: Power and Identity through the Lens of Super Heroes”
  • Honors Tutorial: “Reading an Icon: bell hooks on Community, Race, and Sex”
  • Honors Tutorial: “Crushed it! How to Rock a National Conference: National Women’s Studies Association”

TEACHING AND PROGRAMMING INTERESTS

  • Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality studies; Experiential Education; Communication and Media studies; Race and Ethnic studies; outdoor ministry; organizational development; Christian ethics

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

  • Founding Board Member, bell hooks Institute, Berea College, Kentucky, 2015-2017
  • Blogger, Teaching Tolerance, Southern Poverty Law Center, 2015-present
  • Invited Consultant, Diversity & Women’s Center East Coast Regional Meeting, December 2015
  • Advisor, “Sister Center Partnership: bell hooks Institute/ Cassandra Voss Center,” 2014-present
  • Solicited Article Reviewer, Journal for the Study of Peace and Conflict, November, 2013
  • National Programs Coordinator, Holden Village, Washington, 2012-2013
  • Project Founder, “A Mountain Education: Space for Experiential Learning” Educational Theory and Praxis Initiative, Holden Village, Washington, 2012
  • Youth Program Head, Holden Village, Washington, 2012
  • Consultant, Student Leadership Program Transitioning Project, Center for Leadership and Involvement, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012
  • Promotions and Retreats Co-Leader, Crossways Camping Ministries, Shawano, Wisconsin, 2008-2012
  • Counselor, Crossways Camping Ministries, Shawano, Wisconsin, 2008-2010

At St. Norbert College

  • Assistant Director, Cassandra Voss Center July 2013- December 2016
  • Vocational Retreat Seminar I & II, 2015-2016
  • Founding Consultant/Presenter, Safe Space Ally Training, 2015-2016
  • Committee For Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Women’s Subcommittee, 2013-2016
  • Coordinator, Northeast Wisconsin OpEd Project Workshop, 2015
  • Founding Consultant/Presenter, “SNC in 3D” Bystander Intervention Training, 2013-14
  • Leadership Development Coordinator, Leadership Development, Service, and Engagement Office, 2010-2011
  • Midwest Campus Compact Citizen Scholar, Leadership Development, Service, and Engagement Office, 2008-2009
  • Assistant to Executive Secretary for VP of Enrollment and Communications, 2008

St. Norbert College Presentations and Service

  • Guest Lecturer, Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies Course, September 2016
  • Senior Vocation Panel, Guest Panelist, Faith, Learning, & Vocation, St. Norbert, October 2015
  • “Feminist Road Trip: doing/living/being Feminist Theory,” Guest Lecturer, Feminist Theory Course, St. Norbert, March 2015
  • “Examining our Privilege: the Identity Grid,” Guest Lecturer, Peer Leadership in Student Affairs Course, St. Norbert, January, 2015
  • Presenter, “Who Wants to Talk about Privilege?” Mission & Student Affairs Professional Development Series, December 2014
  • Volunteer, TRIPS, Good News Project, St. Lucia, West Indies, January 2011
  • Coordinator, Kids to Campus/Admission Possible Visit Day, April 2009
  • Volunteer, TRIPS, Christian Appalachian Project, Lancaster, KY, March 2009

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Present: National Women’s Studies Association
  • Present: Association for Experiential Education
  • Prior: Fox Valley Critical Identity Studies (FOCIS)

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