Dr. Pilat's field of expertise in Education and Human
Development focuses on adolescent development within a community context. Her
work centers around social justice issues faced by youth in today's society such
as teenage pregnancy, juvenile justice, interpersonal violence prevention (i.e.
CARe: Communities Against Rape Initiative), and substance abuse (i.e. SATURN)
among others. Through a 100% extension and service appointment, Dr. Pilat seeks
to: engage appropriate organization partners; tap new funding sources; create
innovative programs; analyze and implement existing youth oriented programs;
each under-served populations experiencing personal crisis and social stigma.
These programs are being conducted nationally and internationally.
Education, Education for Work and Committee
CARe: Communities Against Rape
Women's Health Advisory Board; Indiana Advisory Committee for the Institute for
Women's Policy Research Project; Indiana University School of Medicine Alcohol
Research Center Advisory Panel for Evidence Based Educational Programs about
Substance Abuse for Indiana Policy Makers, Indiana State Department of Health
Block Grant Advisory Board and Mid-American Regional Public Health Leadership
MS, State University of New York at Oswsego, Education
CAS, State University of New York at Oswego, Instructional Admin & Curriculum
PhD, Vanderbilt University, Education & Human Development