Jennifer Lawlor is a doctoral student in Michigan State University’s Ecological-Community Psychology Program, with specializations in global urban studies and quantitative methods and evaluation science. She holds an M.A. in ecological-community psychology from MSU and a B.A. in psychology from DePaul University. Her work focuses on understanding community problems and their solutions through the lens of systems science. In her recent work, she has investigated the network processes through which community stakeholders share information. Ms. Lawlor also works with the Michigan School Program Information (MiSPI) project, investigating the role of social networks in the research-to-practice gap.