Dr. Susan M. Wolfe has over 30 years of experience as a Community Psychologist, working across a variety of communities and organizations. Her expertise includes coalition development and evaluation; health, mental health, and education disparities and equity; strategic planning and organizational development; cultural humility; change facilitation; and community engagement.
She has been actively engaged with and provided service to national and international professional organizations. She serves as an American Psychological Association Health Equity Ambassador; an Advisor for the Community Tool Box; chair of the American Evaluation Association’s Nonprofits and Foundations Topical Interest Group; and is a current member of the SCRA Executive Committee. Dr. Wolfe has served as adjunct faculty at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, the University of North Texas Dallas, the University of Texas at Dallas, and the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Dr. Wolfe most enjoys working with coalitions and collaboratives and community outreach initiatives that are addressing health and other inequities. She has served as the consultant to and evaluator for community-based collaboratives in rural and urban settings. She has taught workshops on this topic for the American Evaluation Association, The Society for Community Research and Action, Southern Methodist University, and other organizations. She is currently co-editing (with Drs. Ann Webb Price and Kyrah Brown) an edition of New Directions for Evaluation focusing on evaluating coalitions that is due out in 2020.
She delivered invited speeches and presented her work at professional conferences and meetings nationally and internationally, conducted briefings of high-level government officials, and facilitated numerous workshops. She has also published peer reviewed articles in the Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, the American Journal of Evaluation, the American Journal of Community Psychology, the Journal of Community Psychology, the Journal of Research on Adolescence, and the Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community. Dr. Wolfe currently serves as the editor of The Community Psychologist.