Marisa Beeble, Ph.D.


Area of Interest

Evaluation capacity building; Systems change; Participatory community-based research

Faculty Information

Dr. Marisa Beeble received her Ph.D. in Ecological - Community Psychology with a
specialization in quantitative methodology from Michigan State University. She is currently an
Assistant Professor of Psychology at The Sage Colleges. Dr. Beeble is an applied community
psychologist with experience working across the disciplines of psychology and criminal justice.
Her scholarship is dedicated to improving the criminal justice system’s response to female
offenders, a significantly underserved community of women with overwhelming histories of
interpersonal victimization, substance use, and mental health concerns. Dr. Beeble also works to enhance substance abuse prevention initiatives serving at-risk populations. She currently serves on the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services’, Evidence-Based Programs and Strategies Review Panel to assist in the identification of evidence-based initiatives targeted at preventing substance abuse. She has also served as a technical assistance provider through SAMHSA's Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies’ Service to Science initiative designed to build programmatic capacity for sustainable evaluation designs among innovative substance abuse prevention programs.