Media and Speaking

Upcoming Talks


Friday, February 24, 2017 – 1:45 PM Workshop Series II
PHENND Conference: Immigration 
Striving for Mutuality: Re-Imagining Community/University Service Learning Experiences
Bethany J. Welch, Ph.D., Sabina Marroquin, Martina Hyacinth
Cabrini University, Radnor, PA 

Saturday, February 25, 2017 – 4:45pm – 6:00pm, GSE 300
38th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum
Reading Place: Teens Acquiring Spatial Literacy in Pursuit of Inclusive Public Space
Carid Maranan, Atianah Thomas, Bethany J. Welch, Ph.D., Madeline Dahlin
Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Friday, April 21, 2017 – 8:00am – 9:25am
Activist Scholarship Special Session: Transnational Communities and Immigrant Housing Pressures – Urban Affairs Association Annual Meeting
Beautiful Walls: Mural Making and Precarity in the City

Bethany J. Welch, Ph.D.
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel
Minneapolis, MN

Recent Media Coverage

Parish partnership creates culture of inclusionNational Catholic Reporter (2016)

Philadelphia Inquirer – Pope defends migrants and Aquinas Center to house pilgrims during World Meeting (2015)

Newsworks/WHYY – Papal pilgrims to be housed at Aquinas Center (2015)

Aquinas Center hosts Indego Bikeshare  (2015)

Aquinas Center becomes place for intercultural conversation and education (2013)

Aquinas Center supports immigrants through education and organizing efforts (2014)

Recent Digital and Print Publications

Gerald Campano, María Paula Ghiso, and Bethany J. Welch (2016.) Partnering with Immigrant Communities: Action Through Literacy, Teachers College Press, Columbia, New York, NY.

Welch, B.J. (June 8, 2015). Five keys to building community. Millennial Journal.

Gerald Campano, María Paula Ghiso, and Bethany Welch (2015) Ethical and professional norms in community-based research. Harvard Educational Review: April 2015, Vol. 85, No. 1, pp. 29-49.

Welch, B.J. (2012). A dual nature: The archdiocesan community development corporation. Community Development: Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 451-463.