Tiessen, R., Cadesky, J., Lough, B. J., Delaney, J. (2020). Scholar/practitioner research in international development volunteering: benefits, challenges and future opportunities. Canadian Journal of Development Studies. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/02255189.2020.1841606
Perold, H., Mwathi Mati, J., Alum, C., Lough, B. J., (2021, February). COVID-19 and the future of volunteering for development: Findings from a study conducted for the International Forum for Volunteering in Development [Research Report]. International Forum for Volunteering in Development. https://forum-ids.org/2021/03/covid-19-and-the-future-of-volunteering-for-development-research-report/
Alum, C., Devereux, P., Lough, B. J., & Tiessen, R. (2020, October). Volunteering for climate action. Paper presented at IVCO 2020: Volunteering for Climate Action, the 2020 conference of International Volunteering Cooperation Organisations. Retrieved from International Forum for Volunteering in Development website: https://forum-ids.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Volunteering-for-Climate-Action.pdf
Alum, C., Devereux, P., Lough, B. J., & Tiessen, R. (2020, October). Volunteering for climate action: Perspectives from a survey of volunteer involving organisations (An appendix to Volunteering for Climate Action). Paper presented at IVCO 2020: Volunteering for Climate Action, the 2020 conference of International Volunteering Cooperation Organisations. Retrieved from International Forum for Volunteering in Development website: https://forum-ids.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Volunteering-for-Climate-Action-Perspectives-from-a-Survey-of-VIOs.pdf
October 28-31, 2018, Montreal, Canada
UN Volunteers [United Nations Volunteers Programme]. (2018). The thread that binds: Volunteerism and community resilience (2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report). Retrieved from https://www.unv.org/sites/default/files/2018%20The%20thread%20that%20binds%20final.pdf
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.
Grandi, F., Lough, B. J., & Bannister, T. (2018). Global trends in volunteering infrastructure [Report]. Bonn, Germany: United Nations Volunteers.
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.
Barton, S., Tucker, B., & Lough, B. J. (2017). Host organisation perspectives of volunteer traits: Implications for selection and training. In N. T. Tan, S. Chan, K. Mehta, & D. Androff (Eds.), Transforming society: Strategies for social development from Singapore, Asia and around the world (pp 214–228). London, United Kingdom: Routledge.
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.
June 14, 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m., Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington D.C.
Lough, B. J. (2015, October). The evolution of international volunteering. Paper presented at the International Volunteer Service Exchange Conference, Beijing, China. doi:10.7936/N2XQ-FN17
Seelig, V. J., & Lough, B. J. (2015). Strategic directions for global research on volunteering for peace and sustainable development: Workshop report. (CSD Workshop Report No. 15-45). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.