College of Arts & Sciences

About Us 

See who the Center for Community Research and Engagement (CCRE) team is and how to contact us.


Roseanne Mirabella, Ph.D.Roseanne Mirabella, Ph.D.
Executive Director, CCRE

Roseanne Mirabella, Ph.D., is the founder and Executive Director of CCRE, overseeing all operations at the Center since its conception in 1995. Dr. Mirabella is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Seton Hall University.

Audrey WinklerAudrey Winkler
(973) 761-9734

With more than 25 years of experience, Audrey Winkler has directed key aspects of organizational management and business operations, including: organizational capacity assessments; strategic resource allocation; mediating and negotiating business relationships; leadership training; and sustainability planning. 

In addition to being a Seton Hall University Doctoral Candidate in Education Leadership, Management, and Policy, Audrey has a BS in Environmental Planning and Design from Cook College, Rutgers University and an MS in Urban Planning from Columbia University. She continues to engage the higher education community as an adjunct professor in Seton Hall University’s Department of Political Science and Public Administration where she teaches graduate courses in organizational and leadership management, managerial decision making and human resources management. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Seton Hall’s Nonprofit Sector Research Institute and its Center for Community Research and Engagement also benefit under Audrey’s directorship.

As principal of OMG! Organizational Management Group since 2002, Audrey has a passion for nonprofit organizations and helping them to achieve excellence. The wide scope of her talents is more fully described in OMG!’s Services, Training and Case Studies sections. This same drive had earned Audrey an outstanding reputation through her work as Vice President of Operations and Real Estate for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and as Director of Operations for the Liberty Science Center. 

For the Superior Court of New Jersey, Audrey develops training and curriculums for in-depth workshops that focus on problem solving, cultural diversity and communication skills. She is also a certified mediator of the American Arbitration Association with extensive experience in facilitating conflict resolution.

Tawayna BaileyTawayna Bailey
Project Coordinator
(973) 761-9683

Tawayna Bailey joined the Center for Community Research and Engagement in January 2008 as the part-time Project Coordinator. In this position, Tawayna is responsible for working with CCRE staff, Seton Hall faculty, students and non-profit partner sites to ensure the successful implementation of the program. Tawayna brings an impressive background in management and leadership skills in the non-profit sector with over 10 years experience to the program. In addition to the CCRE program, Tawayna assists with overseeing the Seton Hall Experiential Learning and Leadership through Service (SHELLS) program, Community Renaissance Program and Community Based Research Program.


Contact Us

Center for Community Research and Engagement
(973) 761-9683
Arts & Sciences Hall

Letter from Executive Director

MirabellaThe Center for Community Research and Engagement (CCRE) was established in 1997 to address the needs of Seton Hall’s neighboring urban communities in partnership with nonprofit organizations and community residents.
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