Samuel Nickels, Ph.D.





Leadership, empowerment, and social capital in a civil society mental health program population in El Salvador

Current Employment:

Executive Director, Our Community Place

Director, Center for Health and Human Development; Partner, Association for Training and Research in Mental Health, El Salvador

Research Affiliate, JMU Department of Graduate Psychology

Research Interests
Global mental health, specifically family and consumer community programs; and international NGOs (INGOs), specifically improvement in the nonprofit sector in low and middle income countries

M.A. in Music Theory and Pedagogy, Florida State University

B.A. in Music and B.A. in Liberal Arts, Furman University 

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