Jamie DeLeeuw, Ph.D.

Research Manager

Be a global citizen. Act with passion and compassion. Help us make this world safer and more sustainable today and for the generations that will follow us. That is our moral responsibility.” – U.N. Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon

Contact Jamie about research and evaluation projects.

Jamie is available to discuss psychology, data sources and metrics, theories of change, evaluation, data analysis, and alignment of your organization’s activities with the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Jamie DeLeeuw joined the Johnson Center as a research manager in 2017. In this role, she designs and manages community-based research and evaluation projects. Her projects tend to be collective impact initiatives that aim to reduce racial/ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic disparities. Evaluation projects include the Michigan Nonprofit Counts Campaign and the GVSU/Battle Creek Public School Partnership to Support Education Transformation in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Jamie’s training as a social scientist and passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion principles inform her advocacy of social justice and the empowerment of community members. She is currently a member of the West Michigan Evaluators Network.

Previously, Jamie ran an office of institutional research at Monroe County Community College, where she designed models to predict student success and evaluated the impact of changes to procedures and policy on student outcomes. Prior to this role, she worked with organizations on applied research projects and taught undergraduate courses in research methods and psychology.

Jamie earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology and political science from Grand Valley State University, and graduate degrees in community psychology from Wichita State University. She has a longstanding interest in attitude and belief change, particularly towards animals.

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