The Joseph W. Martin Institute for Law and Society Civic Ambassador Program is a great opportunity for Stonehill students who are Political Science and International Studies or Sociology and Criminology majors or minors to work closely with the Martin Institute and develop essential citizenship skills.

As part of a selective group, Civic Ambassadors play an important role at the Martin Institute, supporting the Institute by promoting civic engagement on campus and assisting in the promotion and execution of events.

Program Benefits

  • Opportunities to develop speech writing, public speaking and other leadership skills
  • Opportunities to engage other members of the campus community in active citizenship
  • Unique access to Martin Institute events and distinguished speakers' visits
  • Valuable networking and contact opportunities
  • Now a work study position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a representative of the Martin Institute
  • Stay informed of speakers and programs so that you can inform others
  • Organize or participate in civic Ambassador activities during the year
  • Provide support for Martin Institute initiatives
  • Attend Martin Institute events and activities
  • Assist in on-site coordination of speaker and candidate appearances
  • Learn about the history of the Martin Institute and volunteer to lead a tour of the building for visiting guests.

For more information on the Civic Ambassador Program, please contact Grace Gibson at

Contact Information:

Kathleen Currul-Dykeman

Kathleen Currul-Dykeman

Chair of the Criminology Department, Director of the Martin Institute of Law & Society, Faculty Advisor of Prints, Faculty Liaison to the Men’s Basketball Team