Dr. Robert McMillen will serve as Principal Investigator of the Surveillance and Evaluation Services for the Mississippi Tobacco Control Program July 2013 – June 2014. This project is funded by the Mississippi State Department of Health.
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Rachel Smith is a recent graduate of Mississippi State University and is currently a Communication Assistant at the Media Collaboration Laboratory (MCL). Smith graduated with a degree in Communication (concentration in Public Relations) and completed a minor in Political Science.… Read the rest
Beginning this month, Dr. John Bradford will be working in the SSRC as a visiting scholar. Dr. Bradford received his Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Tennessee in 2010 and has since become the Coordinator of the Sociology… Read the rest
Rahel Mathew’s passion for public health is not what led her to Mississippi State University’s Social Science Research Center, but it is certainly what has kept her here. Eight years ago Rahel and her husband moved from Boston, Mass.,… Read the rest
On May 12, Dr. Wes James of the University of Memphis led a research seminar at the SSRC entitled “All Rural Places are not Created Equal: Revisiting the Rural Mortality Penalty.” Dr. James presented an overview of the complexities… Read the rest
Laura Grandfield has lived in many cities, but she calls Starkville home. Growing up in a military family, Grandfield’s family moved about every three years. Her father, a colonel in the Marine Corps, was last stationed in London, England,… Read the rest
Lisa Long has always had a passion for working with children. In the past, Long worked for Save the Children, traveling around the world to support the organization’s programs for young children. She also volunteered with Emerson Preschool’s Farm to… Read the rest
Dr. Tracy Greever-Rice, Associate Director of the Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis at the University of Missouri, and Dr. John Green, Director of the Center for Population Studies at the University of Mississippi, visited the Social Science… Read the rest
Maya McDoom’s passion for public health led her to Mississippi State University’s Social Science Research Center in January. During her time at the SSRC, McDoom will develop initiatives to promote health and economic development in the Delta.
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Mississippi KIDS COUNT hosted actor and best-selling author Hill Harper on February 18 at the Metro Jackson College Fair. Over 3,700 high school juniors and seniors from across the state attended the event where Harper outlined a “blue print… Read the rest