About Us

Meet Our Staff

USF Office of Community Engagement & Partnerships Staff


Jennifer Webb, M.A., Director of Community Partnerships

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Jennifer is the point of contact for community organizations looking to partner with USF. Establishing dynamic, mutually beneficial, reciprocal partnerships among multiple stakeholders both on and off campus to fully express USF as a public good is her passion. Jennifer's areas of studies include the theoretical, ethical, and methodological challenges and benefits of engaged research; anthropology of public policy, and activist and urban anthropology. Her thesis is entitled, Engaging-Up: Compromised Spaces and Potential Partners (2015). She is an active scholar and experienced educator in the fields of anthropology and community engaged research and experiential learning. When not facilitating the creation of university-community partnerships or studying engaged research, Jennifer can be found in Gulfport engaging and assisting various layers and segments of this little city. Jennifer can be reached at Jenniferwebb@usf.edu or 813-974-4829. 


Jo Averill-Snell, Program Planner/Analyst 


Jo Averill-Snell, MLS, is the project manager for CSPP, the Community Sustainability Partnership Program.  She is also the point of contact for help with scholarly resources, including identifying funding and publishing opportunities that support service learning.  Jo can be reached at javerill@usf.edu or 813-974-2185