Program Overview

Welcome to Project Community!

Director of Project Community

Dr. Rebecca Christensen is the Department of Sociology’s Director of Project Community. She oversees the Project Community courses, teaches SOC 225 and SOC 325, and actively identifies opportunities for Sociology students to work and learn in the Southeast Michigan community.

Contact Information:

Rebecca Christensen, PhD (She/Her)
Director of Engaged Learning/Project Community & Lecturer
Department of Sociology, 3112 LSA Building
Phone: 734.647.6723

Course Overview:

SOC 225 – Project Community: Sociology in Action

SOC 325 – Project Community Advanced Practicum

Focus Areas:

Project Community’s unique design provides opportunities for connected and simultaneous learning in the classroom and community. In addition to attending a weekly lecture, students will participate in a discussion section and community site experiences in one of three program areas:


Criminal Justice

Public Health