‘I am striving to help contribute to safe and supportive communities where all our young people are able to thrive’

University of Kansas faculty are striving to advance knowledge, interpret our world, solve problems, spark innovation, create beauty and catalyze imagination through their research, scholarship and creative activity. Through the “I Am Striving” series, we’ll learn more about what inspires KU researchers, as well as the goals and impact of their work.

The following is a Q&A with Jomella Watson-Thompson, associate professor of applied behavioral science and director of the Youth Violence Prevention Center – Kansas City, a project affiliated with the KU Life Span Institute.

Read more at KU’s Office of Research website.