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Noel Mazade, Professor of Practice, UNC School of Social Work and Incubator of New Initiatives, UNCG
February 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Noel is currently a Professor of Practice at in the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Additionally, he incubates new initiatives at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Noel’s prior leadership positions included founding executive director, National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors Research Institute, Inc.; Program Director at the National Institute of Mental Health; director of the North Carolina Mental Health Legislative Study Commission; program director at the Oakland County (Michigan) Mental Health Services Board; and founding executive director of the Delaware Dispute Center. His academic appointments in departments of psychiatry, public health, and social work have included the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins, and Harvard University, among others. He has taught in diverse fields encompassing nonprofit leadership, social welfare policy, and conflict resolution. His current interests include: exploring the phenomena of impasse; bringing new “big data” to the university; child welfare; data science ecosystem mapping; and food insecurity among college students. Join us for dinner and good conversation with Noel. RSVP here.