Heather Martin Quote

Martin takes it One Day at a Time promoting early child development across the state

By Bethany Deuel In a state where one out of every 20 children has been diagnosed with a developmental delay, Heather Martin uses her passion for early childhood development to work with teachers and parents in unique ways. Born and raised in Mississippi, Martin attended Mississippi State University for her… Continue Reading Martin takes it One Day at a Time promoting early child development across the state

Dr. Sheena Gardner Quote

Using social science research to impact the juvenile justice system

By Kris Scott  As an assistant research professor at the Social Science Research Center (SSRC), Sheena Gardner is working to transform the stigma behind the Mississippi juvenile justice system. “There is value in the work I do. I want to help youth involved in juvenile justice become productive citizens in… Continue Reading Using social science research to impact the juvenile justice system