Anna Maria Santiago

Anna Maria  Santiago
  • Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Social Science
  • Professor of Social Work
  • 509 E. Circle Drive
  • 224 Berkey Hall
  • East Lansing MI 48824
  • 517-353-1784

EDUCATION

  • PhD University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • MA Assumption University, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • MA University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • BA University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

EXPERTISE

  • Short and long-term effects of housing and social welfare programs and policies as anti-poverty and social development strategies
  • Social capital formation and asset building in low-income Latino, African American and Vietnamese families
  • Neighborhood effects on the health and well-being of low-income Latino and African American children
  • Latino communities in the United States
  • Low-income homeownership, foreclosures and predatory lending
  • Effects of adverse child experiences on child outcomes
  • Urban poverty and welfare dependency
  • Latino residential segregation and housing discrimination in U.S. metropolitan areas

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Smith, R. J., & Santiago, A. M. (2020). More than just remembering the 100th anniversary of (White) women’s suffrage: Vote to rematriate the land. 28, 281-295, doi: 10.1080/10705422.2020.1847512 
  • Santiago, A. M., & Ivery, J. (2020). Removing the knees from their necks: Mobilizing community practice and social action for racial justice. Journal of Community Practice, 28, 195-207. doi: 10.1080/10705422.2020.1823672 
  • Santiago, A. M., & Smith, R. J. (2020).  What can "Big Data" methods offer human services research on organizations and communities?  In B. McBeath & K. Hopkins (Eds.), The future of human service organizational and management research: Navigating complex frontiers (pp. 118-130).  London, UK: Routledge.
  • Santiago, A. M., & Smith, R. J. (2020).  Community practice, social action, and the politics of pandemics, Journal of Community Practice, 28, 89-99. doi: 10.1080/10705422.2020.1763744
  • Santiago, A. M., & Smith, R. J. (2019).  What can “Big Data” methods offer human services research on organizations and communities?  Human Services Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance, 43, 344-356.  Special issue, The future of human service organizational and management research.
  • Santiago, A. M., & Smith, R. J. (2019). Community practice with immigrant and refugee populations: Responding to a growing human rights crisis.  Journal of Community Practice, 27, 111-115. doi.org/10.1080/10705422.2019.1632103
  • Galster, G. C., Santiago, A. M., Smith, R. J., & Leroux, J. (2019). Benefit-cost analysis of an innovative program for self-sufficiency and homeownership.  Evaluation Review, doi.org/10.1177/0193841X19846697
  • Santiago, A. M., & Smith, R. J. (2019). Transforming our world: community practice responses to global and national grand challenges.  Journal of Community Practice, 27, 1, 1-4. doi: 10.1080/10705422.2019.1584022

OTHER

  • Member, MSU Strategic Planning Steering Committee (2020-2021)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Community Practice

CURRICULUM VITAE

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GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

2020-2023        Santiago, A. M., Co-Investigator, “A Fair Chance: The Geography of Opportunities." Norwegian Research Council ($12M NOK, $1.4M USD).