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Corey Dolgon, PhD

Professor of Sociology and Director of Community Based Learning | 508-565-1904

Curriculum Vitae

Dolgon becomes Stonehill's first director of the new Office of Community-Based Learning after serving 10 years as professor and chair of Worcester State College's Sociology department as well as the director of its Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement.

An accomplished singer, Dolgon performs "singing lectures" on the role of folksongs in labor organizing and other social movements.

An expert in several areas of sociology and service learning, Dolgon is the author of 3 books, including the forthcoming Living Sociology: Social Problems, Service Learning, and Civic Engagement. He has also written numerous articles and book reviews which have appeared in anthologies, journals, and magazines.

His prior teaching appointments include Harvard University, where he was a visiting professor from 2000-2003, and Clark University.

Dolgon holds a B.A. in English and sociology from Boston University; an M.A. in American studies from Baylor University; and a Ph.D. in American culture from the University of Michigan.


Gabby Peruccio    

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GPERUCCIO@STONEHILL.EDU | 508-565-1959         

Gabby Peruccio is a Massachusetts Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA in the Office of Community-Based Learning. Throughout her year of service as a VISTA she will be assisting Corey Dolgon in supporting faculty and community partners, as well as coordinating Brockton’s Promise - The Alliance for Youth. Brockton’s Promise is a coalition of organizations and community leaders that come together to make a sustainable difference in the lives of youth.

Gabby graduated from Stonehill this past May with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a minor in Elementary Education. As a student at Stonehill, she was greatly involved in the Brockton community, as an intern and volunteer at School on Wheels and spending much of her time in the Brockton Public Schools. As a senior, she graduated from the Developing Fundraising Leaders Institute at Stonehill and was co-editor of the Stonehill Sociological newsletter, Prints. Her passion for working with youth has led her back to Stonehill and the Brockton community to fulfill her mission as a VISTA.