Episode 192: Professional Community Engagement w/ Dr. Castel Sweet



For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne welcome Dr. Castel Sweet, an embedded sociologist and community engagement professional. During the conversation, they explore her motivation for pursuing a non-traditional academic career (40:30) as well as her research on how hip-hop artists engage with their communities (43:05). They also discuss the importance of bridging the gap between academic institutions and the communities in which they are embedded (56:00), her day-to-day work as a community engagement professional (1:05:21), and her recent article on community engaged learning (1:17:35).


Other Topics:

00:30 - Catch up with Tyrell and Daphne

11:45 - BhD “Oh Lawd” News

36:00 - Introduction of the Topic

38:26 - Learn More about Dr. Sweet

50:40 - The Kanye, Drake, and Andre 3000 Controversy

1:28:08 - Ty and Daphne Reflect on the Interview


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