Ms. Agius has been a program evaluator and researcher at Wayne State for over 18 years. She worked in the Substance Abuse Research Division in the School of Medicine for 14 years, then moved to the School of Social Work where she is now the Manager of Community Research Partnerships. Her evaluation research is varied and includes evaluations of local, state and federal grants. Subjects of evaluation include capacity building for community-based organizations in Detroit; school- and community-based substance abuse prevention projects, and substance abuse treatment programs. Currently she serves as an evaluator for the Bureau of Substance Abuse and Alcohol Services on two federal grants for substance abuse prevention. Ms. Agius’ experience includes participatory, multi-methods and longitudinal designs that are developed in close concert with project stakeholders. She has co-authored publications, delivered presentations, and written numerous technical reports. Ms. Agius also provides workshops to community organizations on the use of logic models and evaluation.
Ms. Agius serves as research liaison assisting faculty with grant writing, research and publications. As part of the Center for Social Work Research, she works to expand the School of Social Works’ community partnerships and engagement. In addition, she provides consulting and technical assistance to community agencies on evaluation, research, and program planning
B.A., University of Michigan Dearborn