Elizabeth Tryon

Assistant Director for Community-Based Learning
Morgridge Center for Public Service

 Elizabeth Tryon (M.A.Ed. Edgewood College; B.A. University of Illinois) is Assistant Director for Community-Based Learning at the Morgridge Center for Public Service, University of Wisconsin-Madison. In this role she works with faculty, academic staff, graduate and undergraduate students across all disciplines to develop community-based learning & research courses and projects from local to global. Beth manages several of the Center’s academic programs including the Wisconsin Idea Fellowship grants for community-based learning and research projects, and is Co-Chair of Wisconsin Without Borders Alliance, a cross-campus interdisciplinary initiative to promote and further good practice in global engagement. She also works with masters and doctoral students across campus on community-based learning and research projects with a special focus on community partner relationships.  She is co-editor of The Unheard Voices: Community Organizations and Service Learning (Temple University Press, 2009).