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In addition to seeing what our associates and fellows commit to, click the titles below to see who is currently serving as a PDI Associate & Fellow. 

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Associates
  • Complete Level I Certification for Student Associates
  • Commit to one of the following each year
    • Attend one Baylor PDI Forum and/or Training
    • Organize your own PDI Forum on campus or in the Waco community in partnership with Baylor PDI and your student organization, residence hall, or campus group
Community Associates
  • Complete Level I Certification for Community Associates
  • Commit to one of the following each year:
    • Attend one Baylor PDI Forum or Training
    • Organize your own PDI Forum in the Waco community in partnership with Baylor PDI
    • Submit an Evaluation Report describing the results of the PDI Forum
Staff Associates
  • Complete Level I Certification for Staff Associates
  • Commit to one of the following each year:
    • Attend one Baylor PDI Forum or Training
    • Organize your own PDI Forum on campus or in the Waco community in partnership with Baylor PDI
    • Submit an Evaluation Report describing the results of the PDI Forum
  • Actively include civic habits and skills as part of the Goals and Outcomes for your events or programs
Faculty Associates
  • Complete Level I Certification for Faculty Associates
  • Complete and evaluate an abbreviated/mock Baylor PDI Forum in one of their courses and/or participate as an active advisor for Baylor PDI in some other capacity
  • Agree to continue to offer an abbreviated/mock Baylor PDI Forum in their courses once a year and/or serve as an advisor for Baylor PDI in a different capacity for the year
  • Include one civic learning outcome in your Course Objectives
Undergraduate and Graduate Student Fellows
  • Serve as a mentor for Student Associates
  • Aid in implementing PDI forums on campus and/or in the community and collect data from those forums for research
  • Actively engage in research regarding a model of public deliberation or other “stream of engagement”
  • Meet with Josh or a Faculty Fellow to discuss your ongoing research
Faculty Fellows
  • Serve on Baylor PDI Advisory Board
  • Aid in implementing PDI forums on campus and/or in the community and collect data from those forums for research
  • Actively engage in research regarding a model of public deliberation or other “stream of engagement”