John R. Seita

Job Title: 
Associate Professor, joint appointment with MSU AgBioResearch and MSU Extension
Office Location: 
116 Baker Hall
Phone: 
517-355-3291
Fax: 
517-353-3038
Email: 
seita@msu.edu
Education: 

EdD, Western Michigan University
MA, Western Michigan University
BA, Western Michigan University

Interests: 

Youth development
Family privilege
Resilience
Foster care transition
Foster care alumni in college

Teaching: 

Child welfare (BASW)
Research methods (MSW)
ISS (Society and the individual)

Other: 

Seita, J. (2009) Being raised in the care of strangers.
Seita, J. (2005) System failures and transition into foster care. Michigan Child Welfare Journal, Spring.
Seita, J. (2005) Kids without family privilege. Journal of Reclaiming Youth, (14)(2).
Seita, J. & Brendtro. L. (2004) Kids Who Outwit Adults. Bloomington, Indiana: National Educational Service
Seita, J. (2004) The fatal flaw in pew's foster panel. Youth Today.