Doing Translational Research
About This Show
Doing Translational Research explores the process of translating research findings into policy and practice and working with practitioners and policy makers to design more effective research studies. The podcast is produced by The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) at Cornell University. The BCTR expands, strengthens, and speeds the connections between research, policy, and practice to enhance human development and well-being.
Most Recent Episode
Ep. 21: Identity, Disparity, and Reaching Goals with Neil. A Lewis, Cornell University
7 days ago
Our guest Neil Lewis studies how the interplay between social identity and social contexts shape motivation and goal-pursuit processes. He uses this framework to understand social disparities, particularly disparities in education and health outcomes. He and Karl discuss ways that identity and social situations can affect health outcomes, obstacles when working with communities, and why education is so important for communities, not just individuals.
Neil A. Lewis, Jr. is an assistant professor of communication and social behavior at Cornell University with graduate field appointments in communication and psychology. He earned his B.A. in economics and psychology at Cornell University, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in social psychology at the University of Michigan.