Assistant Professor Kristin Seefeldt was on San Francisco public radio KALW’s "Your Call" where she discussed her new book, “Abandoned Families: Social Isolation in the Twenty-First Century.”
Professors Linda Chatters and Robert Taylor’s article, “Microaggressions, Discrimination, and Phenotype among African Americans: A Latent Class Analysis of the Impact of Skin Tone and BMI” was published in Sociological Inquiry.
Assistant Professor Mathieu Despard received a grant from the JP Morgan Chase Foundation to generate new evidence concerning workplace financial wellness programs as a promising strategy for building financial security among low and moderate income workers through services such as financial coaching, payroll advance loans, and building savings.
Professor Richard Tolman’s article, “Getting men in the room: perceptions of effective strategies to initiate men’s involvement in gender-based violence prevention in a global sample” was published in Culture, Health & Sexuality.
Associate Dean for Research and Professor Joe Himle and Curtis Center Manager Ebony Reddock received a grant from the Skillman Foundation to evaluate the skillset of the 482Forward membership, a citywide education organizing network in Detroit,by conducting a survey with a select group of members.
Professor Brad Zebrack and Curtis Center Manager Ebony Reddock received a grant from the Merck Foundation to establish U-M as the National Program Office for the Merck Foundation Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care. They will monitor and assure that high-quality scientific research is conducted in a fiscally responsive manner.
Professor Jorge Delva was accepted to the 2017-2018 New Leadership Academy Fellows Program. The learning strategies informing the fellowship experience are premised on a recognition that the demographic, democratic, and discursive foundations on which modern higher education have been built are changing.
Associate Professor Luke Shaefer and Assistant Professors Mathieu Despard and Addie Weaver were featured in the February 2017 issue of U-M Research, which focuses on Poverty Solutions.
Assistant Professor Mathieu Despard’s article, “Revenue diversification and the financial challenges and strengths of non-governmental organizations in sub-Saharan Africa” was published in the International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations.
Professor Richard Tolman’s article, “Association Among Father Involvement, Partner Violence, and Paternal Health: UN Multi-Country Cross-Sectional Study on Men and Violence” was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.