Professor of Social Work, School of Social Work, and Professor of Art and Design, School of Art and Design
Program evaluation, African American populations, HIV/AIDS intervention research.
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UniversityUniversity of Michigan
|Professor Larry Gant's research focuses on program evaluation of small and moderate-size human service and social action organizations in urban communities; the creation, implementation, and evaluation of community-based health promotion initiatives in the areas of early childhood development, substance abuse prevention, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV/AIDS; the implementation and evaluation of community information technology centers; the creation, implementation, and evaluation of community-based high speed wireless access initiatives and the study of urban comprehensive community-based initiatives. His research has been based in southeastern Michigan cities and communities; the states of Illinois, California, and Ohio; and internationally in Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, and China. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and numerous national and international private foundations. He is also a member of the SSW Community Organization Learning Community. Other areas of research/scholarly interest: community organization and social planning; public health social work, regional food systems, community supported agriculture, arts-based community development.|