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Stephen B. Fawcett

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Applied Behavioral Science, Life Span Institute
Professor Emeritus
Director, Work Group for Community Health and Development, Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies & Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Community Health and Development
Primary office:
Dole Human Development Center
Room 4082
University of Kansas
1000 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66045-7555


Dr Fawcett's mission is to understand and improve how people work together to create conditions for community health and development through collaborative research, teaching, and public service.

 

 

Teaching Interests

  • Community health
  • Community development
  • Program evaluation
  • Health promotion
  • Applied behavioral science
  • Global health
  • Prevention of chronic diseases
  • Addressing health disparities

Research

Application of behavioral science methods to understand and improve community health and development. Particularly interested in how collaborative action creates conditions that promote health and health equity. Also interested in how new communications technology can be used to build capacity and support community-based participatory research to expand the evidence base for community health initiatives locally and globally.


Mid-America Alliance for African Studies (MAAAS) Fall 2017 Conference


The Kansas African Studies Center has received $140,000 in funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to launch public discussions, community programming, and the creation of educational resources in local communities to discuss the challenges and opportunities surrounding recent demographic changes in the region. Visit www.migrationstories.ku.edu to learn more. 

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