Sarah Stilwell, PhD

Research Investigator, Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention

Community Violence School/Mass Shooting

Dr. Stilwell is a Research Investigator at the Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention. Dr. Stilwell’s research focuses on comprehensive school safety, evaluation work, implementation efficacy, youth violence prevention, and positive youth development. She has experience in community-based research, program management/implementation, and mixed-methods data collection and analysis. As a former elementary educator, she brings a unique perspective that aims to bridge both research and practice. Sarah earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in Education and Psychology from the University of Michigan.