Dr. Stephanie A. Bennett has a Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Sociology with concentrations in Demography (concentration in Public Health), Research Methods, and Urban Sociology from the University at Albany. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the College of St. Rose in the Sociology Department, Research Fellow for the Institute for Community Research and Training, and Coordinator of the Public Health Minor. Dr. Bennett has been involved in evaluation research for 21st Century Learning Community Center Grants at Berkshire Farms, Mental Health Association in New York State Parents with Psychiatric Disabilities Project, and OPTUM healthcare Chronic Illness and Demonstration Project.