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Jerry Schultz

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Jerry A. Schultz, Ph.D.

Senior Researcher, KU Center for Community Health and Development


Background and Professional Interests:

Dr. Schultz holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Kansas. His work focuses primarily on building capacity of communities to solve local problems, understanding systems change, evaluating community health and development initiatives, and qualitative methodologies. He is part of the Community Tool Box (CTB) development team, a global online resource for community building. Dr. Schultz has co-authored numerous articles on evaluation, empowerment, and community development. He has been a consultant to several foundations, community coalitions, and state agencies. Dr. Schultz was given the Society for Community Research and Action Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Practice of Community Psychology in 2007.


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