Our Team

Monica
Wendel

Dr.PH., M.A., Principal Investigator

Maury
Nation

Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator

Monique
Ingram

M.P.H., Project Director

Trinidad
Jackson

M.S., M.P.H., Project Manager

Aubrey
Williams

Project Coordinator

Billie
Castle

PhD, MPH, Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gabe
Jones

M.P.H., Doctoral Research Assistant

Amelia
Oglesby

Graduate Research Assistant

Tanisha Howard

Graduate Research Assistant

Nefertia Mason

Graduate Research Assistant

Jayme Campbell

Staff

Karrie Quenichet

Graduate Research Assistant

Our Steering Committee

Rashaad Abdur-Rahman, Director, Office of Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods, Louisville Metro Government
Jaime Beard, Administrative Assistant, Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research
Bill Bossier, President, Creative Director, Renaissance Creative, LLC
Jayme Campbell, Program Coordinator, Youth Violence Prevention Research Center, LYVV Fellowship
Billie Castle, Ph.D., M.P.H. Postdoctoral Research associate, Youth Violence Prevention Research Center Hannah Drake, IDEAS xLab
Theo Edmonds, IDEAS xLab
Stuart Esrock, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Communications, University of Louisville
Cate Fosl, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Women and Gender Studies, Director of the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice, University of Louisville
Kathy Turner Harrison, Director of Communications and Community, Relations, Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness
Monique Ingram, M.P.H. Director, Youth Violence Prevention Research Center
Trinidad Jackson, M.S., M.P.H., Program Coordinator, Youth Violence Prevention Research Center
Gabe Jones, M.P.H., Doctoral Research Assistant, Youth Violence Prevention Research Center
Lieutenant Joel Phillips, Louisville Metro Police Department
Joseph R. Prather, Ed.D., Data Management Specialist, Jefferson County Public Schools
Brandy Kelly-Pryor, Ph.D., Director, Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness: Center for Health Equity, Assistant Professor, University of Louisville
Josh Miller, IDEAS xLab
Maury Nation, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University
Annabelle Pike, Manager of Healthy Communities, KentuckyOne Health
Anthony Smith, President and CEO, Cities United
Paul Speer, Ph.D., Professor, Vanderbilt University
Monica Wendel, Dr.PH, M.A., Principal Investigator, Youth Violence Prevention Research Center, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice, University of Louisville
Aubrey Williams, Program Coordinator, Youth Violence Prevention Research Center

Affiliated Faculty

· Jack Barnette, Ph.D., Biostatistician, University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences Bioinformatics and Biostatistics
· Ryan Combs, Ph.D., Co-Investigator, University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences
· Stuart Esrock, Ph.D., Co-Investigator, University of Louisville College of Arts and Sciences Department of Communication
· Cate Fosl, Ph.D., Co-Investigator, University of Louisville Anne Braden Institute
· Jelani Kerr, Ph.D., Co-Investigator, University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences