Monica McKay joined the CCEL in September 2004. She has been at the U of M since 1997 working in a variety of community-engaged programs. She is from Minnesota but has spent time on both coasts, having a B.A. in Philosophy from Boston University and an M.A. in Religious Studies from the University of California-Santa Barbara. Her main responsibilities in the CCEL include supporting academic community engagement, managing pre-service training, and coordinating program evaluation and assessment. Her community involvement focuses on Dakota language revitalization, truth telling, and decolonization. She and her husband live in Northeast Minneapolis, two houses down from the highest point in the city.
Assistant Director for Engaged Learning, Training and Assessment