We’re better together. Meet our community at F&M who are here to partner with and passionate about seeing Lancaster succeed.
Daniel Ardia is a professor of Biology and Associate Dean of Faculty at Franklin & Marshall College. His research interests include organism-environment interactions primarily of birds and mammals; urban ecology, evolutionary biology, behavioral ecology, and physiological ecology. Dan is the past Faculty Director of the Center for Sustained Engagement with Lancaster.
Eve Bratman is an Associate Professor of Environmental Studies at Franklin & Marshall College and is the Faculty Director of the Center for Sustained Engagement with Lancaster. She also leads the Lancaster Compost Co Op. Her research is concerned with how sustainable development is envisioned and carried out through politics.
To read Dr. Bratman’s fully biography please visit the F&M College website.
Berwood Yost is the Director of the Center for Opinion Research and the Floyd Institute for Public Policy at Franklin and Marshall College. His scholarship is multidisciplinary and has appeared in journals that include the fields of criminology, human rights, political science, psychology, and public health. He frequently helps local organizations design and conduct research. His 2015 white paper, co-authored with Professor Antonio Callari, helped redefine the conversation about economic growth and poverty alleviation in our community.
Scottie Thompson Buckland is the Project and Data Specialist for the Center for Opinion Research. She is responsible for gathering and analyzing statistical data, conducting literature reviews, researching material for both scholarly research and survey research projects; survey instrument design and reporting; supervising and managing undergraduate student interns; conducting research in biology and psychology lab settings; ArcGIS data mapping; website development, and web content management. She has published numerous articles in refereed scholarly journals and has made many national and international conference presentations. Her scholarly research has appeared in Journal of Human Rights, Commonwealth, Journal of Community Health, American Thoracic Society, and Journal of Community Health Nursing. She holds a degree in Neuroscience from the University of Delaware.
Kelly Frey isÂ Senior Project Manager at the Center for Opinion Research at Franklin & Marshall College. SheÂ oversees all of the Center’s program evaluation and survey research projects for area school districts, community organizations, and health systems. She has particular expertise in the evaluation of grant-funded programs, and has designed and conducted both quantitative and qualitative research projects. She holds Bachelorâs and Masterâs degrees in Psychology from Millersville University.