Research Consultant, Center for Social Work Research
Neva Nahan has been engaged in survey and evaluation research for over 30 years. In the mid-1970s, she began working on research projects at the WSU Center for Urban Studies, where she subsequently became the Director of Survey and Evaluation Services, overseeing a staff of up to 20 individuals who provided survey and evaluation support to the university and community agencies. The unit included a Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing Lab, data processing and statistical consulting, and project managers. Ms. Nahan’s work as a program evaluator has been extensive and varied, with topics including family neighborhood support centers, school-to-work initiatives, teacher certification, community organizing, domestic violence, and inclusion of children with disabilities in general education settings. She is a member of the Wayne State University Internal Review Board, charged with protection of human subjects in research, and currently serves as the Vice-Chairperson. Ms. Nahan is a founding member and former president of the Michigan Association for Evaluation.
Neva Nahan currently serves as a Research Consultant in the Center for Social Work Research.
Degrees and Certifications
- M.A. in Applied Sociology, Wayne State University
- B.S. in Criminal Justice, Wayne State University
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