Doctoral student MK Kitzmiller successfully defended her master’s thesis! MK’s study examined the moderating role of parental incarceration on the relation between neighborhood disorder and adolescents’ mental health. Her results? The story depends on the youth's racial/ethnic identity, pointing to the importance of using a strength-based approach with youth from different neighborhoods.

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Dr. Cavanagh awarded Social & Racial Justice Grant

Dr. Cavanagh was awarded funding from the MSU College of Social Science entitled, Identifying the Critical Trustees for Increasing COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance in Disenfranchised Communities. Along wit

Congratulations, MK!

Doctoral student MK Kitzmiller earned the Hiram E. Fitzgerald Engaged Scholar Fellowship. This award supports recipients’ professional development and is conferred upon graduate students whose communi