Susan Zelinski

Manager, Research and Evaluation

Susan is the Research Associate at NSCC. Before joining the team at NSCC, Susan held a number of positions in the private and non-profit sectors. While working on research with Parkinson’s patients at the behavioral neuroscience lab at Rutgers-Newark, Susan developed a passion for integrating her interests in the fields of medicine, neuroscience, and psychology. Susan has worked in research and program development with both children and adults with developmental disabilities, focusing on utilizing emerging research in mind-body health to create initiatives that enhance well-being.

Susan graduated with Bachelor’s degrees in English and Psychology from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She went on to earn a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Teacher’s College, Columbia University. She is excited to bring her expertise in research to the vibrant and innovative field of school climate.