Nanci Hambrick

Nanci Hambrick

Project Coordinator, Center for Behavioral Health and Justice

Nanci Hambrick


Hambrick joined the jail diversion evaluation team at Michigan State University in February 2017 while completing her MSW at Wayne State University. Hambrick brings a unique perspective to the team having worked for over twenty years in the field of finance prior to earning her MSW. Combining her business background with a macro social work degree, Hambrick brings experience in strategic planning, systems analysis, qualitative interviewing, financial analysis, team-building, and report writing. Always interested in problem-solving, Hambrick loves the unique challenges of working with communities and building collaborative relationships to work towards common social justice goals.


Hambrick leads Jail Diversion evaluation and Stepping Up technical assistance efforts within several counties across Michigan including Genesee, Marquette, Oakland, and Wayne Counties. Responsibilities include regular communication, data collection, and ongoing collaboration and coordination with behavioral health and criminal justice stakeholders.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Limited License Master Social Worker (LLMSW)
  • MSW, Wayne State University
  • BS, Philosophy and Urban Studies, Wheaton College


Office Location

 Office #226, Prentis - 5201 Cass Avenue