Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good in uncommon ways for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
Associate Professor of Child Development
An expert in early childhood education and intervention; parent-child interaction and communication; early development of social skills
Childcare Infant Mental Health Parenting Early Childhood Education Child Development Language Development Cultural Socialization
Alexa Veenema's research focuses on understanding the roles of the neuropeptides vasopressin and oxytocin in regulating social behavior.
sex differences Oxytocin Behavioral Neuroscience Social Behavior vasopressin Autism
Associate Chair and Professor
An expert on issues affecting Latino youth and families; Latinos in the criminal justice system
Positive Youth Development Latino Youth and Families
Expert on urban development, infrastructure investment, urban design, regional governance, taxation, and municipal issues
Municipal Issues Regional Governance Infrastructure Investment Urban Development Urban Design Taxation
Professor of Entomology
Edward Walker is an expert in emerging infectious diseases, landscape ecology and landscape risk analysis.
Landscape Risk Analysis Mosquitos Emerging Infectious Diseases Ladnscape Ecology
Jennifer Watling Neal researches how social networks can be leveraged to improve K-12 educational contexts
Social Development Dissemination and Implementation Psychology K-12 Education Social Networks Peer Networks Schools
Connector. Convener. Working to build problem-solving relationships with policymakers and university-community partners.
Community Outreach Program Development Program Management Legislative Relations Public Policy Strategic Planning Placemaking Strategy
Timnick Chair in the Humanities
Expert in American Indian and Indigenous Studies, environmental philosophy
Ethics of Knowledge Exchange Environmental Philosophy and Ethics Indigenous Environmental Studies Climate Justice Climate Change Environmental Justice Settler Colonial Studies
Professor Emeritus, Sociology and African Studies
Expert: social ecology of Africa, African language/area studies in the US, militarism in US foreign policy, African urbanization & housing.
African Social Movements African Militarization Social Ecology of Africa Social Movements Internationalizing of Higher Education African Political Economy African Social Inequality
Expert in brand protection, product counterfeiting, police staffing, police consolidation and violence prevention.
Internal Security Community Policing Police Consolidation Product Counterfeiting Brand Protection Police Staffing Police Administration Violence Prevention
Industry Experience (2)