CACRD Research fellows
Effective community-based research relies on the partnerships between the community and the diverse research interests of university faculty.
Dr. David Campbell, Associate Professor, Public Administration
Research Interests: Nonprofit management, leadership, accountability, and philanthropy
Founder of the Philanthropy Incubator at Binghamton University
Dr. Meredith E. Coles, Associate Professor, Psychology
Research Interests: Nature and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and social phobia in adults and children. Factors involved in the etiology and maintenance of OCD, including childhood experiences, cognitive factors and sleep/circadian rhythms. Role of information-processing biases (e.g., attention, memory, interpretation) in anxiety. Cognitive-behavioral treatment of social phobia and OCD. Understanding barriers to treatment-seeking for anxiety disorders.
Dr. Brandon E. Gibb, Associate Professor, Psychology
Research Interests: Cognitive, genetic and environmental risk factors for the development of depression and anxiety in children, adolescents and adults.
Dr. Madhusudhan Govindaraju, Associate Professor
Research Interests: Cloud computing, distributed data intensive computing, high performance computing, web services, semantic web, component based technologies, XML based technologies, and problem solving environments.
Kevin Heard, Assistant Director, GIS-Core Facility Geography
Research interests: Demographics, internet mapping
Dr. Kristina Lambright, Assistant Professor, Public Administration
Research Interests: Public sector contracting, monitoring social service delivery systems, organizational performance, service learning engaged scholarship
Dr. Leann Lesperance, Physician, Decker Student Health Services
Research interests: The development of innovative technologies for the prevention and treatment of chronic health conditions such as diabetes and obesity; healthcare systems/networks.
Dr. Hiroki Sayama, Associate Professor, Bioengineering
Research Interests: Complex dynamical networks, collective behaviors, social systems modeling, artificial life/chemistry, mathematical biology, computer and information sciences.
Dr. Susan Seibold-Simpson, Assistant Professor, Nursing
Research Interests: Reproductive health, public health, adolescent health behaviors, social capital/social justice
Dr. Thomas Sinclair, Associate Professor, Public Administration
Research Interests: public budgeting, policy analysis, policy implementation, contract management and procurement, and comparative administration