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Dr. Kari Finley
Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Kari Finley is a Senior Research Scientist for the Center for Health and Safety Culture. Dr. Finley holds a Ph.D. in Human Services from Walden University and a master’s degree in Social Work (M.S.W.) from Colorado State University. At the Center, Dr. Finley’s key roles include research, scientific writing, and tool development, and she is a principal investigator for multiple projects.
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Dr. Finley’s previous clinical experience in the mental health and addiction fields brings expertise in behavior change to research projects that seek to make a difference at the national, state, and community level on issues including substance misuse, child maltreatment, and traffic safety. She is a contributing author in the book: Traffic Safety Culture: Theory, Foundation, and Application, and is a published author in multiple academic journals. Dr. Finley has been a keynote speaker and has presented at national and international conferences.
Kari works remotely from her home in Wyoming. In her spare time, Kari enjoys reading and spending time with her husband, Brian, and son, Jax.