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About the Systems Change Lab

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The Systems Change Lab  is a team of multi-disciplinary research scientists, associates, and staff who address complex societal problems through data analysis, policy research, training/education, and systems change methodologies, including collective impact.

SCL researchers receive support in part from the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station

Housed at the Social Science Research Center (SSRC), SCL projects mobilize the multifaceted resources of the SSRC to address issues of early childhood, structural inequitiespublic health, and education, among others. The SSRC reports to both the Division of Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Medicine  and the Office of Research and Economic Development on MSU’s campus.

Affiliated Staff & Faculty

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Director, Systems Change Lab and Associate Research Professor

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Assistant Research Professor

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Project Coordinator

Associate Director of SSRC Policy Studies and Evaluation and Research Group (ERG)

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Project Manager

Project Director

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Project Manager/ Statewide Mind in the Making and Vroom® Coordinator

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Research Associate II

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Project Manager

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Assistant Research Professor

The Systems Change Lab is a division of both the Office of Research and Economic Development and the Division of Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Medicine at MSU and receives support from the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Experiment Station.