Laurie A. Van Egeren

Laurie A. Van Egeren

Interim Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement

E-Mail: vanegere@msu.edu

Department Web page: /about/departments/apuoe

Laurie A. Van Egeren is Michigan State University's interim associate provost for University Outreach and Engagement. She is also an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies and recently served as acting director of the Michigan State University Museum. Dr. Van Egeren conducts engaged research funded by NSF, NIH, state government, and foundations, including state evaluations of afterschool programs and child care consultation programs; early childhood science education; youth-driven spaces; parent programs for children diagnosed with autism; and programs to increase STEM college entry among African-American students. She is MSU representative to the Engagement Scholarship Consortium and is on the steering committee for the National Alliance for Broader Impacts, and a member of the APLU Council on Engagement and Outreach. She has a master's in clinical child/family psychology and a Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Michigan State University.

Research and professional Interests: 

  • Prevention and intervention research and evaluation
  • Early childhood science education
  • Out-of-school-time programming
  • Broader impacts
  • Science communication
  • Institutional engagement

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Recent Publications

Fitzgerald, H. E., Van Egeren, L. & Bargerstock, B. (in press). Public research universities as engines for economic development and innovation. In A. Furco, R. Bruininks, R. J. Jones, & K. Kent (Eds). Re-envisioning the Public Research University: Tensions and Dilemna (pp ). New York: Taylor & Francis.

Fitzgerald, H. E., Van Egeren, L., & Bargerstock, B.A. (2018). Public research universities as engines for economic development and innovation. In A. Furco, R. Bruininks, R. J. Jones, & K. Kent (Eds.), Re-envisioning the public research university: Tensions and demands. New York, NY: Routledge.

Fitzgerald, H. E., Bargerstock, B., van Egeren, L., & Zientek, R. (2017). Community engagement scholarship, research universities, and the scholarship of integration. In J. Sachs & L. Clark (Eds). Learning through community engagement: vision and practice in higher education (pp. 31-52). Singapore: Springer.

Bender, S. L., Carlson, J. S., Van Egeren, L. A., Brophy-Herb, H., & Kirk, R. (2017). Investigating parenting stress as a mediator between mental health consultation and children’s behavior. Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 7(1), 72-85.

Doberneck, D. M., Bargerstock, B.A., McNall, M., Van Egeren, L., & Zientek, R. (2017). Community engagement competencies for graduate and professional students: Michigan State University’s approach to professional development. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning 24(1).

 

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Recent Reports

Michigan State University Evaluation Team (2019). Michigan 21st Century Community Learning Centers 2017-2018 Grantee/Site Data Tables. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University (Program-specific reports to 200+ sites annually)

Michigan State University Evaluation Team (2019). Michigan 21st Century Community Learning Centers 2017-2018 Leading Indicators Report. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University (Program-specific reports to 20+ grantees annually).

Michigan State University Evaluation Team (2019). The Evaluation of Michigan 21st Century Community Learning Centers 2017-2018 Annual Report. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University.

Wu, J. H., Lee, K., and Van Egeren, L. A. (2019). Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) State Evaluation 2017-18 Annual Report. Part one: Accessibility and program quality results. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University.

Wu, J. H., Lee, K., and Van Egeren, L. A. (2019). Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) State Evaluation 2017-18 Annual Report. Part two: Child eligibility reports. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University.

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Recent Presentations

  • (April 2019)

    Out-of-school-time program effects on standardized test scores during early adolescence: A multi-level growth modeling approach

    Wu, H. J., Van Egeren, L. A., Yang, N., Prince, B. & Stoddard, D. (2019, April). Out-of-school-time program effects on standardized test scores during early adolescence: A multi-level growth modeling approach. Paper presented at the 2019 American Education and Research Association Annual Meeting, Canada, Toronto.

  • (April 2017)

    Broader impacts evaluation 101

    Van Egeren, L. A., Spencer, D., Risien, J., & Baker, J. (2017, April). Broader impacts evaluation 101. Panelist in workshop presented at the National Alliance for Broader Impacts Summit, Stevenson, WA.

  • (April 2017)

    Does Head Start on Science improve children’s reasoning about evidence?

    Morris, B., Van Egeren, L. A., Lee, K.S., Schwarz, C., & Pierce, S. (2017, April 6-8). Does Head Start on Science improve children’s reasoning about evidence? Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development conference, Austin, TX.

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Current Projects