Sophia Abbot

Elon University Center for Engaged Learning
Graduate Apprentice

Sophia Abbot is a Graduate Apprentice in the Center for Engaged Learning and a graduate student in Elon’s Masters of Higher Education. Since her undergraduate participation in Students as Learners and Teachers at Bryn Mawr College, she has been active in student-faculty partnerships and partnership research. Prior to graduate school, she spent three years as an academic developer and launched and led a student-faculty pedagogic partnership initiative during that time. She has presented extensively on partnership, and serves on the International Advisory Board for the International Journal for Students as Partners. She also serves as a student representative and member of the ISSoTL Board of Directors. In her recent work, she is interested in student engagement and equity in teaching in higher education broadly, turning her lens to the way high-impact practices support student learning.