Collaborative Research Partnertship 

CSEwL and United Way of Lancaster County  partnered to work on a project to assess the health, social, and economic impacts of COVID-19 in Lancaster County. This multidisciplinary study covered the fields of economics, government, public health, sociology, epidemiology, and language learning, and has been designed by the following F&M College researchers:

·      Dr. Jessica G. Cox, Associate Professor. Spanish and Linguistics;

·      Dr. Emily A. Marshall, Assistant Professor. Sociology and Public Health;

·      Dr. Jennifer O. Meyer, Assistant Professor. Government and Public Health;

·      Dr. Harriet Okatch, Assistant Professor. Biology and Public Health; and

·      Dr. Wei-Ting Yen, Assistant Professor. Government

This assessment was performed through two rounds of surveys by F&M’s Center for Opinion Research. The first round of surveys ran through October 2020 and the second round of surveys ran through March 2021.

Questions/inquiries? Contact:

Ramon Escudero, Director of F&M's Center for Sustained Engagement with Lancaster, CSEwL, or (717) 358-4494.

Kevin M. Ressler, President and CEO of United Way of Lancaster County, or 717-824-8109.