Meet the Faculty Mentors

As part of the Environmental Fellowship, there are mentors who provide the institutional memory that aids the Environmental Fellows when navigating projects. Additionally, their expertise is essential to promoting communication, exploration and achievement towards semesterly goals within the program. 

Kevin Winchell

Kevin Winchell

Email: [email protected]

Duration: 5 years (2018-2023)

Kevin Winchell serves as the Associate Director of Community Engagement at Stetson University. He is responsible for creating and leading engagement efforts between the campus and community, directing the Stetson University Bonner Program, supporting campus and community political engagement through student voter registration and outreach initiatives, supervising the CCE's AmeriCorps VISTAs and Bonner Coordinator and working with faculty to integrate community-engaged learning practices into their coursework. He also conducts research and shares national best-practices related to youth civic and political engagement, particularly through organizations such as Campus Compact, NASPA and the Bonner Foundation. Apart from his role in the CCE, Kevin also teaches as an adjunct faculty member in the University's First-Year Seminar and Honors Programs, focusing on the intersections of power, privilege and public policy through project-based learning. Kevin has been state- and nationally-recognized for his leadership and innovation in student civic and political engagement, including the Florida Campus Compact Community Engagement Educator of the Year, the Graham/Frey Civic Award and the All-In Campus Democracy Challenge.