Centers and Initiatives

The College of Professional Advancement engages in several faculty-driven projects that build on the College’s distinctive strengths and collaborative ethos. Scholarship, in service to our students and society, is at the core of Mercer University’s mission: to teach, to learn, to create, to discover, to inspire, to empower, and to serve.

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Governor’s Teaching Fellows

Many of our faculty members are part of this prestigious program established by former governor Zell Miller.

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Center for the Study of Narrative

Founded in 2014, the Center for the Study of Narrative draws from a variety of disciplines to research and study principles of narrative theory and therapy.

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Coastal Georgia Research Initiative

Through a Georgia Humanities grant, the College of Professional Advancement conducts research and service to preserve African American heritage and heritage sites on the Georgia Coast.