Brannon Appointed Directorship at Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute

Posted on 1/30/2013 3:00:49 PM

Ray Brannon, teaching associate in the IUP Department of Sociology, was recently appointed director of Conferences and Training for the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI).

For the past two years, Brannon has been a speaker at the MARTI Summer School on subjects involving social media, like protecting youth online, cyber addiction, and online bullying. In his new position, he will work with Crystal Deemer, John Anderson, Victor Garcia, Alex Heckert, and Christian Vaccaro to sustain existing MARTI programs. He, along with his colleagues, will also establish new outreach and training initiatives.

Brannon continues to teach both at IUP and Westmoreland County Community College and to work on his doctoral studies in Administration and Leadership.

For more information on Ray Brannon, please see his MARTI personnel webpage.