Board of Directors & Officers


Our Mission:

To prevent social ills and promote wellbeing by translating

scientific knowledge into effective and sustainable

practices, systems and policies. 

President & Co-Director

Diana Fishbein, Ph.D.

FPG Child Development Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill & Pennsylvania State University

VP & Co-Director

John Roman, Ph.D.

NORC, University of Chicago


Ken Jones

MacArthur Foundation


Sharon Kingston, Ph.D. Dickinson College

Director of Strategic Development

Jessica Stavig M.A. Pennylvania State University

Will Aldridge, Ph.D.

The Impact Center at FPG Child Development Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill

Susan Andersen, Ph.D. Harvard Medical School & McLean Hospital

Tony Biglan, Ph.D.

Oregon Research Institute

Nathaniel Counts, J.D. Mental Health America

Max Crowley, Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University


Jacinda Dariotis, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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NPSC Bulletin Editor

Kayla DeCant

Rape Advocacy, Counseling, & Education Services


Dorothy Espelage, Ph.D. UNC-Chapel Hill

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Financial Officier

Faith Fuller

Financial Analytic &

Strategic Services for

Gov’t and Nonprofit


Abigail Gewirtz, Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Phillip Graham, DrPH, MPH

RTI International

Chair, Violence Prevention Work Group

Michael Greene, Ph.D.

Rutgers University

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Sherika Hill, Ph.D., MHA

FPG Child Development Institute, UNC- Chapel Hill & Duke University

Robin Jenkins, Ph.D.

The Impact Center at FPG Child Development Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill


NPSC Bulletin Editor

Robert LaChausse, Ph.D.

California Baptist University

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Aaron Mindel

Mindel Management

Ron Prinz, Ph.D.

University of South Carolina

Taylor Scott, Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University


Valerie Shapiro, Ph.D.

University of

California, Berkeley


SPR/NPSC Liaison

Paula Smith, Ph.D.

University of Utah

Bobby Vassar

Former Chief

Legislative Counsel, Subcommittee on Crime, US House Judiciary Committee

Dawn Witherspoon

Dawn Witherspoon, Ph.D.

Pennsylvania State University