Understanding Contemplative Pedagogy

Friends Association for Higher Education’s Quaker Leadings in Higher Education series presents:

Understanding Contemplative Pedagogy:
Creating Practices that Sustain

In this workshop, we will discuss the basics of Contemplative Pedagogy and break down four types of contemplative practices for how it is and can be used in classrooms.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
7:30-9 pm, eastern

To register: tinyurl.com/FAHE-11-29-22

Your voluntary contribution in support of FAHE and this lecture series is greatly appreciated.

Aleks Babić (they/them)
Assistant Professor
Chair/Coordinator, Department of Public Health
Guilford College

C. Wess Daniels (he/him)
William R. Rogers Director
Friends Center and Quaker Studies
Guilford College

David R. Ross  (he/him)
Research Professor
Department of Economics
Bryn Mawr College

Aleks Babić, is an Assistant Professor and Chair of Public Health at Guilford College, and the former Director of the Quaker Leadership Scholars Program. Their work is focused on social determinants of health and equity models of pedagogy. Aleks is a survivor of the Yugoslavian civil war and a first-generation refugee to the US. They are also an award winning knitter and wool spinner. Aleks' correct gender pronouns are they/them/their.

Wess Daniels is the William R. Rogers Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guilford College. His background is in Quaker Studies, contextual theology, Biblical studies, and anti-poverty theology rooted in the work of the Poor People’s Campaign and has been teaching in Higher Education since 2012. He has taught classes and given sessions at Portland Seminary, Earlham School of Religion, Haverford College, and Guilford College.

Wess grew up in Ohio and became a Quaker while attending Malone College. Since that time he has become a voice in the Quaker world for convergence; bridge-building, remix, and renewal among all Friends.

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