Tonya Sanders, Ph.D.

Title: 
Associate Professor
Office Location: 
CBEIS 317
Phone: 
443-885-1860
Email: 
tonya.sanders@morgan.edu
Education:

B.A., Psychology, Truman State Univeristy
M.A., Community Psychology and Social Change, The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago

Education:

B.A., Psychology, Truman State Univeristy
M.A., Community Psychology and Social Change, The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago

Professional Affiliation(s):
American Planning Association (APA)
Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP)
Urban Affairs Association (UAA)
Association Research on Non-Profit and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA)

Research/Teaching Interest(s):
Faith-based Community Development, Faith-based Curriculum Development, Built Environment and Health, Community Development

Courses Taught:
Principles and Practices of City and Regional Planning | Housing and Land Development | Thesis Preparation | Thesis Report | Studio I | Neighborhood and Community Development | Internship | Housing as If People Mattered

Selected Publication(s):
Sanders, T. N. (2017, January 27). Can a faith-based cross-sector partnership be a partnership of equals? [Blog post] Community Revitalization by The Intersector Project. Retrieved from http://intersector.com/researcher-insights-can-a-faith-based-cross-sector-partnership-be-a-partnership-of-equals/

Sanders, T. N. (2016). David and Goliath: Dismantling Inequalities within Faith-based Cross-sector Partnerships. Development in Practice, 26:7, 892-905, DOI: 10.1080/09614524.2016.1210089

Sanders, T. (2015). The Hill: Easton's Historic Jewel. Maryland Planner (Spring/Summer), p. 7-10.

Sanders, T.N. (2014). Formation of Faith-based Cross-sector Partnerships: A Game Changing Collaboration. International Journal of Community Development, 2 (2), 13-22.

Wasson, K., Cherny, S., Sanders, T.N., Hogan, N., Helzlsouer, K. (2014). Who Are You Going to Call? Primary Care Patients' Disclosure Decisions Regarding Direct-to-Consumer Genomic Testing. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics: A Journal of Qualitative Research, 4 (1), 55-68.

Sanders, T.N. (2013). The City Book Review. Journal of Urban Technology, 20 (3), 1-5.

Wasson, K., Sanders, T.N., Hogan, N.S., Cherny, S., and Helzlsouer, K.J. (2013). Primary care patients' views and reactions to direct to consumer genetic testing: A longitudinal study. Journal of Community Genetics. (Online First DOI: 10.1007/s12687-013-0156-y)

Wasson, K., Hogan, N., Sanders, T.N., and Helzlsouer, K. (2012). Primary care patients' views, attitudes and decision-making factors regarding direct-to-consumer personal genome testing: Results from a qualitative study. American Journal of Bioethics Primary Research, 3(2), 24-35. 

Grants and Awards:
Environmental Protection Agency Grant, EPA STAR Project #83555601, Tonya Nashay Sanders, Team Member, "Next Generation Volume Reduction Green Infrastructure Stormwater Control Measures in Support of Philadelphia's Green City Clean Waters Initiative," Robert G. Traver, PI Villanova University; Subcontractor Siddhartha Sen, 1 Sep 2013 - 28 Aug 2017, Sub-award $60,000

Morgan State University Summer Grant, "Housing First vs. Treatment First Approach to Homelessness: What Works for Whom?" Tonya Nashay Sanders, PI, Summer 2013, $5,500

Civic Leadership Award, Proviso Action Committee (2011)