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Laurie Powers
Laurie Powers


  • Professor
  • PhD, University of Oregon
  • MS, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • B.A., University of Rochester
Academic/Research Focus
  • Adolescent transition to adulthood
  • Interpersonal violence
  • Person-directed support and self-help
  • Promotion of self-determination by individuals with diverse abilities, their families and communities
  • Peer-delivered services
  • Mental health transformation
  • Branford Price Millar Award for Faculty Excellence (2011): The Branford Price Millar Award is given annually to a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, instruction, University service, and public service, and whose performance in the area of scholarship and research is judged to be exceptional - values recognized by the late Branford P. Millar, a distinguished president of the University.


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