Volume 53   Number 3 Summer 2020

SCRA Member Spotlight

Edited by Dominique Thomas, University of Michigan

The SCRA Member Spotlight lets us engage our members and highlight great work! Each issue we solicit submissions of accomplishments. We especially would like students, early career scholars, and practitioners to submit their accomplishments and work. Submissions can include but are certainly not limited to:

  • New jobs
  • Post-docs
  • Promotions
  • Thesis/Dissertation Defenses
  • Newly published journal articles, books, chapters
  • Podcasts, blogs, news items that are by or about you
  • Certifications or other credentials
  • Retirement
  • Grants
  • Awards
  • Successful/ongoing projects
  • New projects or community initiatives

If you are interested in submitting for the next issue, please click this link and fill out the form. We hope to hear from you!


Corbin J. Standley, Michigan State University was recently appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to serve on Michigan's State Suicide Prevention Commission. The Commission is the first of its kind in the state and will work with state departments and non-profit organizations to (1) research the causes and possible underlying factors of suicide in the state, (2) determine the demographic disparities for suicide in the state, (3) research and collect best practices from other states and Michigan counties, and (4) provide recommendations to the legislature to develop and coordinate statewide suicide prevention efforts.

Jennifer Lawlor, University of Michigan completed the University of Michigan's Certificate in Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion!

In January 2020 Natalie Kivell, Wilfrid Laurier University started a position as an Assistant Professor in the Community Psychology Department at Wilfrid Laurier University.