Tiessen, R., & Lough, B. J. (2021). Introduction: Innovations in gender equality and women’s empowerment: Understanding the role of international development volunteers as transnational actors. Voluntaris, Special issue, 7–43. https://doi.org/10.5771/9783748924951-7
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Special Issue | Innovations in Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Understanding the Role of International Development Volunteers as Transnational Actors
Tiessen, R., Lough, B. J., Laursen, T., & Sadat, K. (Eds.). (2021). Innovations in gender equality and women’s empowerment: Understanding the role of international development volunteers as transnational actors [Special issue]. Voluntaris.
Gender-Focused Social Innovation and the Role of International Development Volunteers in Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment
Tiessen, R., Laursen, T., & Lough, B. J. (with Mirza, T.). (2021). Gender-focused social innovation and the role of international development volunteers in promoting women’s economic empowerment. Voluntaris, Special issue, 91–107. https://doi.org/10.5771/9783748924951-91
Lough, B. J. University Press. (2021). Social development. In C. Franklin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of social work. National Association of Social Workers & Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.013.362
International Development Volunteering as Alternative Public Diplomacy
Tiessen, R., & Lough, B. J. (2021). International development volunteering as alternative public diplomacy. In H. Zafarullah & A. S. Huque (Eds.), Handbook of Development Policy (pp 283–293). Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781839100871.00032
Leadership for Volunteering: The COVID-19 Experience
Mati, J. M., Allum, C., Perold, H., Lough, B. J., Tiessen R. (2021). Leadership for volunteering: The COVID-19 experience [Report]. International Association for Volunteer Effort International. https://leadership4vol.iave.org/
Determinants of Serving a Mission: Senior Volunteering Among Latter-Day Saints
Heist, Daniel H., Cnaan, Ram A., & Lough, Benjamin J. (2021). Determinants of serving a mission: Senior volunteering among Latter-day Saints. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality 13(2), 147–159. https://doi.org/10.1037/rel0000246
Scholar/Practitioner Research in International Development Volunteering: Benefits, Challenges and Future Opportunities
Tiessen, R., Cadesky, J., Lough, B. J., Delaney, J. (2021). Scholar/practitioner research in international development volunteering: benefits, challenges and future opportunities. Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 42(3), 394–415. https://doi.org/10.1080/02255189.2020.1841606
Decentering Social Innovation: The Value of Dispersed Institutes in Higher Education
Lough, Benjamin J. (2021). Decentering social innovation: The value of dispersed institutes in higher education. Social Enterprise Journal, 18(1), 12–27. https://doi.org/10.1108/SEJ-08-2020-0059
International Development Volunteering as a Catalyst for Long-Term Prosocial Behaviours of Returned Canadian Volunteers
Tiessen, Rebecca, Cassin, Katelyn, & Lough, Benjamin J. (2021). International development volunteering as a catalyst for long-term prosocial behaviours of returned Canadian volunteers. Citizenship Teaching & Learning 16(1): 95–114. https://doi.org/10.1386/ctl_00048_1
International Development Volunteering as Transformational Feminist Practice for Gender Equality
Tiessen, R., Rao, S., & Lough, B. J. (2021). International development volunteering as transformational feminist practice for gender equality. Journal of Developing Societies, 37(1), 30–56 https://doi.org/10.1177/0169796X20972260
Examining the Normative Operations of Nonprofit Academic Centers
Lough, B. J. (2021). Examining the normative operations of nonprofit academic centers. Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership, 11(1), 87–103. https://doi.org/10.18666/JNEL-2020-9813
Volunteering and the Sustainable Development Goals: An Opportunity to Move Beyond Boundaries
Paine, A. E., Allum, C., Beswick, D., & Lough, B. J. (2020). Volunteering and the Sustainable Development Goals: An opportunity to move beyond boundaries. Voluntary Sector Review, 11(2), 251–260. https://doi.org/10.1332/204080520X15884252988018
International Volunteer Service
Lough, B. J. (2020, June). International volunteer service. In C. Franklin et al. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Work. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.013.959
Applied Social Research: Aiming for Impact
Sherraden, M., Lough, B. J., Sherraden, M. S., Williams Shanks, T. R., & Huang, J. (2019). Applied social research: Aiming for impact. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 10(4), 545–570. https://doi.org/10.1086/706153
Voluntary “Organic” Leadership for Community Resilience
Lough, B. J. (2021). Voluntary “organic” leadership for community resilience. Voluntary Sector Review, 12(1), 81–98. https://doi.org/10.1332/204080519X15694108231812
The Effects of International Volunteering on Community-Based Engagement in Canada
Tiessen, R., & Lough, B. J. (2019). The effects of international volunteering on community-based engagement in Canada [Report]. Employment and Social Development Canada. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.28100.17287
Volunteering and Measures of Human Development
Lough, B. J. (2019, July). Volunteering and measures of human development (CSD Research Brief No. 19-28). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development. https://doi.org/10.7936/k92h-8h77
The Global Research Agenda on Volunteering for Peace and Development
Lough, B. J., Allum, C., Devereux, P., & Tiessen, R. (2018). The global research agenda on volunteering for peace and development (CSD Research Brief No. 18-50). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development. doi:10.7936/xe2f-5p62
International Volunteering Capacity Development: Volunteer Partner Organization Experiences of Mitigating Factors for Effective Practice
Tiessen, R., & Lough, B. J. (2019). International volunteering capacity development: Volunteer partner organization experiences of mitigating factors for effective practice. Forum for Development Studies, 46(2), 299–320. https://doi.org/10.1080/08039410.2018.1529701
Global report focuses on volunteerism and community resilience
Volunteers tie communities together because they are active in every major shock and stress communities experience, from earthquakes and flooding to climate change and local conflicts, finds the new 2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report.
Special Issue | Insights on International Volunteering: Perspectives From the Global South
Tiessen, R., Lough, B. J., & Grantham, K. E. (Eds.). (2018). Insights on international volunteering: Perspectives from the Global South. [Special issue]. Voluntaris: Journal of Volunteer Services. doi:10.5771/9783845283920
Global Service-Learning in Institutions of Higher Education: Concerns from a Community of Practice
Lough, B. J., & Toms, C. (2018). Global service-learning in institutions of higher education: Concerns from a community of practice. Globalisation, Societies and Education, 16(1), 66–77. doi:10.1080/14767724.2017.1356705
Conclusion: A Theoretical and Methodological Commitment to Transnational Research Collaborations: Lessons Learned in International Volunteerism
Grantham, K. E., Tiessen, R., & Lough, B. J. (2018). Conclusion: A theoretical and methodological commitment to transnational research collaborations: Lessons learned in international volunteerism. Voluntaris: Journal of Volunteer Services, 2018, 134–142. doi:10.5771/9783845283920-134
Introduction: A Theoretical and Methodological Case for Examining Agency and Power Relations in North–South Volunteering Research Collaborations
Tiessen, R., Lough, B. J., & Cheung, S. (2018). Introduction: A theoretical and methodological case for examining agency and power relations in North-South volunteering research collaborations. Voluntaris: Journal of Volunteer Services, 2018, 7–22. doi:10.5771/9783845283920-7
Lough recognized with International Achievement award
Benjamin J. Lough, faculty director of International Service, received the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Illinois International Programs.
Effective Practices of International Volunteering for Health: Perspectives from Partner Organizations
Lough, B. J., Tiessen, R., & Lasker, J. N. (2018). Effective practices of international volunteering for health: Perspectives from partner organizations. Globalization and Health, 14(1), 1–12. doi:10.1186/s12992-018-0329-x
Challenges Social Work Students Encounter in International Field Placements and Recommendations for Responsible Management
Matthew, L. E., & Lough, B. J. (2017). Challenges social work students encounter in international field placements and recommendations for responsible management. Journal of Social Work Education 53(1): 18–36. doi:10.1080/10437797.2016.1246268
Assessing Global Learning: Global Engagement Survey
Reynolds, N. P., Hartman, E., Lough, B. J., & Toms, C. (2017). Assessing global learning: Global Engagement Survey [Report]. Haverford, PA: Haverford College, Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, GLOBALSL.
Global Partners for Sustainable Development: The Added Value of Singapore International Foundation Volunteers
Lough, B. J. (2016). Global partners for sustainable development: The added value of Singapore International Foundation volunteers [Report]. Singapore: Singapore International Foundation.
Skills-Based International Volunteering Among Older Adults From the United States
Lough, B. J., & Xiang, X. (2016). Skills-based international volunteering among older adults from the United States. Administration & Society, 48(9): 1085–1100. doi:10.1177/0095399714528179
Bonn meeting focuses on building community resilience
Benjamin Lough, PhD, faculty director of International Service for the Center for Social Development, presented at the Conference for International Volunteer Cooperation Organizations this month at the United Nations Campus in Bonn, Germany.
D.C. forum highlights international volunteer service
Hosted by Brookings and the Building Bridges Coalition, the June 14 event in Washington, D.C., was the 10th anniversary forum on the role of volunteers in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 and on the coalition’s impact research.
Fair Trade Learning: Sustainable Development Values
Hartman, E., Lough, B. J. Toms, C., & Reynolds, N. P. (2016). Fair trade learning: Sustainable development values [Video]. Available from https://vimeo.com/153249405
Research Insights for Best Practice International Volunteering
Hartman, E., Lough, B. J. Toms, C., & Reynolds, N. P. (2015). Research insights for best practice international volunteering [Video]. Available from https://vimeo.com/133662301
McBride receives Odyssey Medal
Amanda Moore McBride, Ph.D., received an Odyssey Medal from Hendrix College during its Oct. 23 Founders’ Day Convocation. Dr. McBride was honored in the category of “Service to the World.”
Journal issue features groundbreaking work in field of international service
A special issue of the “Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement” features a collection of studies breaking new ground in international service.
The Colonial Legacy of International Voluntary Service
Perold, H., Graham, L. A., Mavungu, E. M., Cronin, K., Muchemwa, L., & Lough, B. J. (2013). The colonial legacy of international voluntary service. Community Development Journal, 48(2), 179–196. doi:10.1093/cdj/bss037
Youth service key to social development in Africa
The Center for Social Development was a key sponsor of the Africa Conference on Volunteer Action for Peace and Development that was hosted at the United Nations Complex in Nairobi, Kenya on July 2-4, 2012.
Civic Service and Asset Building in Generating Livelihoods Among Youth in Africa
Lough, B. J., & Sherraden, M. S. (2012). Civic service and asset building in generating livelihoods among youth in Africa (CSD Working Paper No. 12-28). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
International Volunteerism in the United States, 2004-2010
Lough, B. J. (2012, February). International volunteerism in the United States, 2004–2010 (CSD Research Brief No. 12-08). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
International Volunteers and the Development of Host Organisations in Africa: Lessons from Tanzania and Mozambique
Graham, L. A., Mavungu, E. M., & Perold, H. (with Cronin, K., Muchemwa, L., & Lough, B. J.). (2012). International volunteers and the development of host organisations in Africa: Lessons from Tanzania and Mozambique. In SAGE Net (Ed.), International volunteering in Southern Africa: Potential for change? (pp. 31–59). Bonn, Germany: Scientia Bonnensis.
International Service Perspectives From Weltwärts and Intercultural Youth Exchange Volunteers
Lough, B. J. (with VOSESA [Volunteer and Service Enquiry Southern Africa]). (2011). International service perspectives from Weltwärts and Intercultural Youth Exchange volunteers (VOSESA Working Paper). Johannesburg: Volunteer and Service Enquiry Southern Africa.
International service and higher education: New research looks at how programs impact both student and community
International service in higher education takes many different forms, from internships and alternative spring breaks to study-abroad programs and credit-bearing international service-learning programs.
International Volunteerism in Asia
Brassard, C., Sherraden, M. S., & Lough, B. J. (2011, February). International volunteerism in Asia. Humaneity Magazine, 37–39.
Peace Corps at 50: Connections can benefit both volunteer and community
CSD at the forefront of research looking at the impact of international service on host countries.
Innovations on forefront of Center for Social Development’s research on international volunteer service as Peace Corps Marks 50th anniversary
Although 50 years have passed since the founding of the Peace Corps and international service is currently growing worldwide, little rigorous research has been conducted on its impacts.
Emerging Perspectives on International Volunteerism in Asia [Slides from Forum Research 2010]
Brassard, C., Sherraden, M. S., & Lough, B. J. (2010, October). Emerging perspectives on international volunteerism in Asia. Slides from the Forum Research 2010 presentation given at the 2010 annual conference of International Volunteer Cooperation Organisations, Singapore.
Emerging Perspectives on International Volunteerism in Asia
Brassard, C., Sherraden, M. S., & Lough, B. J. (2010). Emerging perspectives on international volunteerism in Asia (Forum Research Paper). Leicester, United Kingdom: International Forum on Development Service.
Forum Research 2010 presentation given at the 2010 annual conference of International Volunteer Cooperation Organisations, Singapore
Sherraden, M. S. (2010). Forum Research 2010 presentation given at the 2010 annual conference of International Volunteer Cooperation Organisations, Singapore [Video]. Available from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrC2BQf7pP0