SSRC Introduces Research Fellows and New Labs

SSRC Introduces Research Fellows and New Labs STARKVILLE, MS—The Social Science Research Center recently named new Research Fellows and introduced three research laboratories at a fall luncheon event. At the event on Tuesday, November 1, eleven new fellows were inducted. This year’s fellows have backgrounds in the fields of education… Continue Reading SSRC Introduces Research Fellows and New Labs

Researchers address Mississippi Senate group

Researchers address Mississippi Senate group Researchers from the Social Science Research Center, the Mississippi State University (MSU) School of Human Sciences, and the MSU Extension Service addressed a Mississippi Senate Study Group in late September. Earlier this year, Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann announced the Mississippi Senate would hold several… Continue Reading Researchers address Mississippi Senate group

School Meals Project Final Products

School Meals Project Final Products Gina Rico Mendez, SSRC assistant research professor, and team recently completed the “Research and Learning of the McGovern-Dole School Meals Program in Africa” project. This research effort was funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), in collaboration with… Continue Reading School Meals Project Final Products

FishFirst! Zambia Fieldwork

FishFirst! Zambia Fieldwork   SSRC Research Professor, Dr. Kathleen Ragsdale, conducted FishFirst! Zambia Phase II fieldwork and data collection at Lake Kariba, Zambia, with WorldFish colleagues and graduate and undergraduate students from Mississippi State University (MSU), the University of Zambia, and Levy Mwanawasa Medical University in June. FishFirst! Zambia is… Continue Reading FishFirst! Zambia Fieldwork

PRAM honors SSRC annual report with state public relations award

The SSRC communications team received an Award of Excellence at the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) state conference for their work on the 2021 SSRC Annual Report. The 30-page report includes feature stories and design elements highlighting the center’s new and ongoing work for the year. Although each Mississippi… Continue Reading PRAM honors SSRC annual report with state public relations award

March 2022 Chronicles

New Projects Lisa Long will lead Project ECHO for Childcare Providers working with Toddlers. Long will facilitate project management work for the project, assist with childcare provider recruitment and registration, ECHO session scheduling, and content, logistics, inputting of childcare provider information into Project ECHO system, elicitation of case studies, issuing professional development… Continue Reading March 2022 Chronicles

Portrait for February Chronicles

February 2022 Chronicles

New ProjectsDr. Sheena Gardner will serve as Principal Investigator for the 2021 Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Report. Researchers will assess DMC within Mississippi’s juvenile system. States participating in the Federal Formula Grants Program are required by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 2002 to collect juvenile justice data to… Continue Reading February 2022 Chronicles