Swauger Joins MARTI as Research Associate

Posted on 10/1/2013 3:57:50 PM

Melissa Swauger, assistant professor of Sociology at IUP, has joined the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI) as a research associate.

Swauger will use her experience in qualitative research methods and the ethics of qualitative research with vulnerable populations among other research interests in order to benefit the research institution, which combines academic resources with treatment expertise to provide state-of-the-art training on addiction treatment for substance abuse counselors and mental health professionals as well as graduate students entering the field.

Swauger has also served as the instructor of record for the MARTI Summer Institute and has led offered service learning courses in Jamaica and Ghana.