Becca Berkey

Becca began as the Associate Director & Service-Learning Coordinator at Northeastern University’s Center of Community Service in February 2013.  Previously, Becca served as the Coordinator of Experiential Education in the Center for Engagement, Learning, and Teaching at Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire. She has also served as a Course Director for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility at Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida and worked at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida
facilitating leadership education and development initiatives on campus both in the curriculum and the co-curriculum. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Butler University, and a Master’s degree in College Student Personnel from Miami University. Becca is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Environmental Studies at Antioch University New England. Her dissertation research is at the intersection of leadership, change, and environmental justice with a specific interest in the justice issues facing farmworkers.  She is collaborating with the Northeast Organic Farming Association for her project entitled Justice Issues Impacting Farmers and Farmworkers on Organic Farms in the Northeast: A Mixed Methods Study. In addition, her piece Environmental Justice from the Ground-Up was recently published in an anthology on Environmental Leadership compiled by scholars at Duke University. She has served as an Instructor and Academic Dean for the Civic Leadership Institute and as a Site Director for a Civic Week program (for Northwestern University), and believes wholeheartedly in all things related to positive social change.