Yale University

Heather Mosher, Ph.D.

  • Research Associate, The Institute for Community Research


Heather Mosher, Ph.D., is a community psychologist and Research Associate at The Institute for Community Research. In her work, she aims to facilitate the development of healthy communities through rigorous multi-level research that uses cutting-edge digital media methods and innovative modes of disseminating research findings. As a mixed-method applied researcher and a professional filmmaker, she has conducted community-based research utilizing video with economically disadvantaged communities in the United States and abroad (East and Southern Africa and Latin America). She has worked with a diverse range of marginalized populations, including women, low-income, homeless, minority, youth, and LGBTQ communities. Her primary areas of research include research methods, group processes, and community development, with a particular focus on poverty, homelessness and housing.