Dr. Paul Elam
Youth and Policy Expert
Dr. Paul Elam earned his PhD in Family and Child Ecology and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice and Urban studies from Michigan State University. Dr. Elam has used his wealth of knowledge and experience to create public policy on fairness and equity by measuring racial and ethnic disparities. Dr. Elam strives to create social spaces where fairness, equity and social justice is experienced by all, especially marginalized populations. In addition to creating public policy, Dr. Elam also mentors and trains professionals from historically underrepresented groups in culturally responsive and equitable engagement.