Current and Previous Fellows
Tracey Gendron, M.S.G., Ph.D.
Associate professor, Department of Gerontology
School of Allied Health Professions
Tracey Gendron has a Master of Science in Gerontology, a Master of Science in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology. She teaches several graduate service-based courses, including grant writing, research methods and biology of aging. Gendron takes an all-inclusive approach to teaching about aging, particularly highlighting those understudied and underrepresented groups that are at increased risk of negative health outcomes based on discrimination. Her research is focused on the language, expression and perpetuation of ageism, aging, anxiety and gerontophobia. Her passion to embed the values of a community-engaged university is central to being a faculty fellow for the Division of Community Engagement. Her goal is provide support, encouragement and opportunity to all community-engaged scholars at VCU.
Meghan Z. Gough, Ph.D.
Associate professor and program chair, Urban and Regional Studies and Planning
L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
Meghan Z. Gough is associate professor and chair of the Urban and Regional Studies and Planning program at VCU. She teaches community-engaged courses on sustainable community development, planning process and decision-making, and public participation. Her scholarly work focuses on the human dimensions of sustainability, including the development and role of creative partnerships to implement sustainability at the local and regional levels. As a faculty fellow, Gough is able to employ her teaching and research expertise in community-engaged approaches to inform ways that VCU can support early career tenure-line faculty who self-identify as community-engaged scholars. Her favorite part of being a faculty fellow? Working with inspirational colleagues, including Tracey Gendron, Lynn Pelco and Cathy Howard!