The Center is comprised of researchers and scientists from diverse fields who, together, share in their passion for improving health and safety and strengthening our communities.

Meet the Team

Jamie Arpin

Research Scientist

 

Katie Dively, M.S., MCHES

Senior Research Scientist, Senior Trainer

 

Kari Finley, Ph.D.

Research Scholar/ Center Manager

 

Karen Gee

Research Associate

 

Kelly Green, M.P.A.

Research Scientist/Business Manager

 

Bridget Hanson, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scholar

 

Annmarie McMahill, M.S.

Research Scholar

 

Jay Otto, M.S.

Principal Research Scholar

 

Montana State University Faculty

Eric Austin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science

 

Kaylin Greene, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology

 

William Schell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

 

Brandon Scott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Applied Developmental Psychology

 

Elizabeth A. Shanahan, Ph.D.

Professor Department of Political Science & Associate Vice President for Research Development

 

Graduate Students

Jubaer Ahmed, M.S.

Ph.D. Student

 

Sponsored Research Support

Team Purpose Statement

The Center for Health and Safety Culture (formerly MOST of Us®) is an interdisciplinary center serving communities and organizations through research, training, and support services to cultivate healthy and safe cultures. The Center is dedicated to applying research to develop sustainable solutions to complex social problems. Our Positive Culture Framework (PCF) provides a process to guide researchers, practitioners, and community leaders to improve health and safety.

Our Values

We believe that we have cultivated a unique and cherished culture among our team at the Center. This can be attributed to the values that we espouse.

Why We Do The Work We Do

Why We Do the
Work We Do

We commit that our relationships with each other will be based on compassion, respect, equity, trust, and authenticity. We approach the work with a positive and appreciative lens, knowing that what we focus on, we will grow!

Individual Wellbeing

Individual
Wellbeing

We hold space for our employees’ individual needs with priority for individual wellbeing and personal growth. This includes healthy work/life balance, practicing gratitude, and fostering personal interests through self-improvement.

Team Relationships Graphic

Team
Relationships

We hold space for our employees’ individual needs with priority for individual wellbeing and personal growth. This includes healthy work/life balance, practicing gratitude, and fostering personal interests through self-improvement.

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