Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Wed 06 Sep - Wed 13 Sep, 2000
(Session 382)

Marvin McKinney Marvin McKinney (Resource Specialist)

Country/Region: United States of America

Most Recently Attended: (1999)
Race and Ethnicity: Social Change through Public Awareness
(Session 372)

Biography:
Marvin H. McKinney is a program director for youth programs at the W. K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan. He develops and reviews programming priorities, evaluates and recommends proposals for funding, and administers projects. Previously, Dr. McKinney was the associate director/community scholar in residence for the Institute for Children, Youth, and Families at Michigan State University in East Lansing. He conducted ethnographic research in the areas of pervasive poverty, and coordinated an in-depth study of the delivery of early childhood education programs. Prior to working at Michigan State University, Dr. McKinney was a program officer at the C.S. Mott Foundation in Flint, Michigan. His main responsibilities included administration, conducting pre-grant investigations, and evaluation in the areas of historically black colleges and early childhood and parenting education. He has held a number of positions, including director of planning and community affairs with the Mott Children’s Health Center. Dr. McKinney received his doctorate from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and completed a Busch Foundation post-doctorate fellowship in child development and public policy at the University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill. He served on the faculty of Session 372, Race and Ethnicity: Social Change through Public Awareness, 1999.