Mary Jo Schumann

Associate Director, Caster Family Center

  • Ph.D., Wayne State University, Social Psychology and Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • M.A., Wayne State University, Social Psychology
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Psychology

Mary Jo Schumann joined the Caster Center as Associate Director in 2013. She has more than 20 years of experience in qualitative and quantitative research for organizations in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. She is particularly committed to designing research that is both rigorous and directly applicable to organizations and the stakeholders they serve. Prior to joining the Caster Center, Mary Jo has held positions of Consultant, Vice President of Research, Director of Market Research and Business Development, Study Director and Instructor. She has been actively involved with many local and national nonprofits, serving as Consultant, Event Manager, Board Member, Chairperson and Volunteer. Mary Jo earned her Ph.D. in Social Psychology and Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Wayne State University.