Jamie DeLeeuw, Ph.D.

Research Manager, 2017–2021

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

Jamie DeLeeuw served as a research manager at the Johnson Center from 2017–2021, designing and managing community-based research and evaluation projects.

Her projects often centered on collective impact initiatives aiming to reduce racial/ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic disparities. Evaluation projects included the Michigan Nonprofit Counts Campaign and the GVSU/Battle Creek Public School Partnership to Support Education Transformation in Battle Creek, Michigan.

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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