Dr. Lonnie Hannon is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior at the UAB School of Public Health. Dr.Hannon is an experienced researcher and educator. His interests include the cultural, political, and economic factors that shape society. His specific area of study examines the effects of legacy-based housing policy on neighborhood development and community empowerment. He has received over one million dollars in grant funding to stimulate community engagement. His recent peer reviewed articles discuss innovative dissemination strategies and community empowerment. Dr. Hannon serves on the Board of Directors for the Birmingham Land Bank Authority and the Southside Baseball Association.
Effects of legacy based housing and neighborhood disadvantage. Policy induced cycles of economic advantage or disadvantage. Resident empowerment through community engagement.