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All of our faculty are research active. Learn about current and past projects below.

Current Projects

Emily Mann and Lori Gardinier

2016-2020

Funding is from 826 Boston, 826 National and Hearst Foundation
Students supported: Kaleem Ahmid and Marie Senescall*

*Part of Marie’s research experience is supported by the Health Equity Research Internship Program

Lori Gardinier and Emily Mann

2018-2020

Funding:  anonymous donor to the CSSH
Student supported: Monica Vega

“Cultivating agency and self-authorship through student reflection in an experiential philanthropy course”

Rebecca Riccio & Summer Marion, ongoing
Topic/theme: pedagogy and experiential education
Funding:  Khaled & Olfat Juffali Family
Student(s) support: Emily Breen, Ava Gallo, Gabriel Garcia, Rebecca Green

Completed Projects

Megan Kleber, Emily Mann and Lori Gardiner

2015

Unpublished report to Mayor Setti Warren, City of Newton, MA.

Emily Mann, Lori Gardiner, Sarah Faude and A. Soto Viquez

2013

Unpublished report to the Barr Foundation and Family Services of Greater Boston

Emily Mann, Lori Gardiner, Ryan McCarthy, and Carl Barrows.

2012

Unpublished report to the Northeastern University Public Affairs.

Topic Areas

  • Educational Interventions
  • Youth Development
  • College and career readiness
  • Higher educational access
  • Bystander Interventions
  • Experiential Education
  • Poverty Attributions and Service-Learning
  • Social Mobility, Public Housing and Immigrant Networks
  • Community, Families, and Work Research
  • Urban Health Research
  • Social movement studies
  • Intergroup Conflict and Violence
  • Clinical Theory and Practice
  • Experiential Education Practice – local and global settings
  • Educational Interventions
  • Experiential Philanthropy Education
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Mental Health
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Policy Development
  • Race Relations and Immigration Issues
  • Racial Disparities in Suspensions and Expulsions From Public Schools
  • Rape Crisis Intervention Counseling
  • Sexual Assault Related Legal Issues
  • Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
  • Strategic Philanthropy
  • Social Justice
  • Social Mobility
  • Social Movements
  • Violence and Conflict
  • Welfare of Woman, Children and Minority Populations in the US and abroad
  • Women’s Health
  • Youth Development