Faculty

Trina R. Shanks

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Title:
Associate Professor of Social Work, University of Michigan School of Social Work
Email:
trwilli@umich.edu


Biography

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Trina Shanks is currently co-investigator for the SEED Impact Assessment study, which has set up a quasi-experimental research design to test the impact of offering Head Start families 529 college education plans for their enrolled children.. Additional areas of research/scholarly interest: the relationship between assets, poverty and children’s well-being; public policy for families; social and economic development, particularly in urban communities.

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