Assistant Professor of Social Work, Wayne State University

Jamey J. Lister has been an assistant professor at Wayne State University School of Social Work since 2015. Dr. Lister's scholarly research focuses on psychosocial and treatment factors among disadvantaged populations with opioid use and gambling disorders. His investigator-initiated studies have been supported by the U.S. Fulbright / Fulbright Canada Program, WSU Office of the Provost, WSU School of Social Work, and WSU RoBUST (bio-behavioral team science) initiative. He is also part of the WSU evaluation team on the State of Michigan's Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grant funded by the Dept. of Health and Human Services through SAMHSA. Prior to joining the faculty at WSU Social Work, Dr. Lister completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at WSU School of Medicine in the Substance Abuse Research Division. Jamey earned his PhD from Rutgers University School of Social Work (Center for Gambling Studies) and collected his dissertation data at the Carleton University Gambling Lab. His dissertation was the recipient of the National Council on Problem Gambling's annual award. Dr. Lister's research has been published in peer-reviewed journals in the fields of substance use and addictive behaviors, social work, and psychiatry.

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    Assistant Professor of Social Work, Wayne State University