1136 Lane Hall
204 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI
1231 Lane Hall
Dr. Epstein-Ngo is a clinical psychologist, working on a National Institute on Drug Abuse training grant, "From Bench to Bedside: An Interdisciplinary Substance Abuse Training Program." She works with Prof. Carol J. Boyd and Prof. Maureen Walton.
Kathryn "Kitty" Lundquist
Research Technician Intermediate
1239 Lane Hall
Ms. Lundquist has years of experience assisting in school-based adolescent research projects. She works with the research team, school district administrations, IT personnel, and survey companies for the projects’ many operational aspects. She also managed a pilot language study working with senior adults.
Ms. Lundquist earned her associate's degree in business administration from Butler County Community College (1986).
Senior Research Area Specialist
1237 Lane Hall
Ms. Slayden is a research project manager with a broad range of experience in large, complex local and national studies. Her personal research interests correspond to the projects she has managed, namely substance use/abuse, general mental health, disaster mental health, and community health and social welfare. She has managed research studies in Detroit neighborhoods, hospitals, prisons, college campuses, residential treatment centers, and, currently, West Africa. She is former research associate director of the National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research.
Ms. Slayden earned her MA in clinical and educational psychology from Wayne State University (1984).
1244 Lane Hall
Dr. Veliz is a sociologist, associated with a National Institute on Drug Abuse grant, "From Bench to Bedside: An Interdisciplinary Substance Abuse Training Program." He works with Prof. Carol J. Boyd and Prof. Sean Esteban McCabe. Dr. Veliz's personal research interests include the sociology of sport, substance use,and the impact of sport within public education. His most recent research focuses on the provision of sports among girls and boys in public high schools. Moreover, he is currently engaged in several projects that examine how involvement in sport either encourages or deters substance use among adolescents.Dr. Veliz earned his PhD in sociology from the University at Buffalo, SUNY (2012). His CV is available here.
Dr. Yin is a professor at Hubei Administration Institute, PRC. Her research emphasizes ethnic minority women and gender in China. She is the author of The Feministic Trend of Thought in the Period of Neo-Cultural Movement and The Evolution of the Feminine Role in Marriage in the Modern TuJia Ethnic Minority. She is currently working on a book, tentatively titled, The Gender Consequences of Unbalanced Sex Ratio at Birth in China.