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Research Specialist I

Mike Schiwart

Focus Areas
Education & School Safety
Health & Behavioral Health
Violence & Suicide Prevention

Mike received his B.S. in Psychology at Nebraska Wesleyan University and is currently a graduate research assistant working toward his M.A. and Ph.D. in Quantitative, Qualitative, and Psychometric Methods at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He joined the Public Policy Center during the summer of 2017 as an undergraduate research assistant, then as a graduate research assistant before starting full-time in 2019. His primary interests are in research methodology and applied statistics, program evaluation, mental health awareness, and suicidology.


B.S., Psychology, Nebraska Wesleyan University


Abdel-Monem, T., Bulling, D., Jones, J., Schiwart, M., Tobin, C. (2020). Executive protection professionals core competencies survey report. University of Nebraska Public Policy Center, Lincoln, NE. Unpublished report.
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center is partnering with the Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Behavioral Health, Nebraska Department of Education, Regional Behavioral Health Authorities, and Society of Care to carry out activities as part of a youth suicide prevention grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health...
Hoffman, S., Shank, N., & Schiwart, M. (2019). Employee survey results: Department of Natural Resources. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Public Policy Center. Unpublished survey.