Dr. Zachary Neal is an associate professor at Michigan State University with a very distinguished record of contributions to community psychology in the area of social network analysis and how it can be applied to enhance theory, research, and practice in community psychology. His scholarship is concerned with the transfer of knowledge from research to practice, and with issues of diversity, sense of community and social cohesion. Dr. Neal is the author of 49 publications, 11 book chapters and three books, the Editor of the Journal of Urban Affairs, produced four STATA software packages, and his research has been funded by NIMH and the W. T. Grant Foundation. Dr. Neal is also very involved with education in community psychology and is an active member of SCRA’s Council on Education.
This award program from MSU’s Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiativesrecognizes outstanding efforts of faculty, students and staff at MSU that are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion and who actively engage in activities that demonstrate a sustained commitment to these principles.Read more
One-third of Michigan’s public school administrators have nowhere to go for information about programs to help students deal with bullying, manage their emotions or build healthy relationships.Read more
This fellowship is supported in affiliation with the Center for Mental Health Services Research, within the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Acevedo-Polakovich was selected from a large and competitive applicant pool. His fellowship is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and supports a research agenda in implementation science that aligns with the NIDA plan.Read more
The Vision 21 Crime Victims Research Award recognizes individual researchers or research teams that make a significant contribution to the nation’s understanding of crime victims’ issues. Recipient: Rebecca Campbell, of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.Read more