Community Engagement Development Manager
|Room WCE0.11, Lifelong Learning Building, Westwood Campus|
+44 (0) 24 7652 3533
Mark Hinton is the Community Engagement Development Manager for CLL, as well as with the Community Engagement team of the University's central Engagement Group, He works with the third sector in the sub-region to raise awareness of opportunities for adult learners at the University of Warwick, to build long-term relationships between the University and communities across the region, and to encourage and facilitate good practice in University-Community Engagement.
Mark is a Fellow of the Warwick International Higher Education Academy, with a focus on community-engaged and anti-racist pedagogies. He teaches Developing Community Leadership in a variety of community settings, and convenes an undergraduate interdisciplinary module, Community Engagement: Theory into Practice, developed with an Academic Fellowship from IATL. He co-leads a CLL module on Race, Power and Community, and still occasionally runs Clowning and Theatre Improvisation workshops.
Mark has a BA in Drama, and before joining Warwick in 2013 already had 25 years’ experience working in community settings as an artist, a social entrepreneur, and a community engagement consultant. From 2005 to 2010, he was sponsored by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust as a 'Visionary for a Just and Peaceful World' to develop innovative and effective new models of intercultural community bridge-building.
Recent Publications, Papers given, and Events facilitated
2019, 'Teaching a history of “race” and anti‐racist action in an academic classroom'. Article co-authored with Meleisa Ono-George, Area. 2019;00:1–6
2018, 'Co-production in research with communities'. Panel convened and hosted as part of Public Engagement Network Day, University of Warwick, 14 November
2018, 'Working in Partnership'. Speech at launch of BME Empowerment Partnership, Coventry, 28 June
2018, 'History in Practice Project: engaging students and community in curriculum design'. Paper at Education Conference 2015, University of Warwick, 15 May
2017, 'Interesting times for our city of many cultures'. Blog post, Lifelong Learning at Warwick, 12 December
2017, 'Community Engagement: Developing and Sustaining Community Partnerships for Student Participation in Community-Engaged Learning and Research'. Symposium convened and facilitated, IATL/CLL at University of Warwick, November 13
2017, 'OneCov2017'. City-wide inter-cultural community event designed and led on behalf of the Partnership for Coventry, Coventry Transport Museum, 7 October
2017, 'Student-Community Engagement in Teaching and Learning'. Event convened and facilitated for IATL at University of Warwick, 28 September
2017, 'Race and Racism in a City of Many Cultures – a Community/University Conversation'. Workshop co-facilitated, designed, and recruited for and co-facilitated with BREM, Coventry West Indian Community Centre, 20 July
2017, 'Who engages with whom in civic engagement?'. Paper presented at Exploring the Civic Curriculum, Leeds University Institute for Teaching Excellence, 9 June