Devon McCoy

Devon McCoy

Data Assistant, Center for Behavioral Health and Justice

Devon McCoy


Born and raised in metro Detroit, Devon attended Michigan State University (MSU) where he graduated with a bachelor's in psychology in 2018. While at MSU Devon developed a deep passion for research and had the opportunity of working in the psych lab, collaborating on various projects as it pertained to behavioral health. Following graduation, Devon went on to work in the behavioral health field where early on he adopted a desire to uphold the care and personal concern for those struggling with mental health, particularly as it pertains to those facing addiction and drug-induced mental illness. Devon will be attending Wayne State University (WSU) graduate program this Fall of 2021, where he will pursue a micro-focus to obtain his master's in social work. Devon is deeply concerned with addressing mental illness within his own community where he will work hand-and-hand with community activists to develop a comprehensive plan of action, detailed at reducing the rates to which people are exposed to drug-induced mental illness.


 Devon assists in the entry, coding, cleaning, conditioning, and analysis of multiple data sets from jails, courts, and state-level agencies. In addition to these data responsibilities, he also assists in the writing of manuscripts and reports.

Degrees and Certifications

  •  B.S., Psychology, Michigan State University 

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