Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Baggetta’s research interests include civil society and civic engagement, membership-based organizations, and social movements. He has conducted studies of Sierra Club chapters, local community choirs, and campus-based student groups. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Melos Institute, a think-tank focused on membership-based organizations, and was previously president of the board of directors of the Boston Choral Ensemble, a nonprofit chorus. Baggetta is a contributing editor at Mobilizing Ideas, an interdisciplinary blog focused on social movements.