PhD, Social Welfare, The University of Kansas (2015)
Cohort Four Fellow


Dr. Aislinn Conrad-Hiebner is a social work professor and a faculty affiliate for the interdisciplinary Public Policy Center at the University of Iowa. Her research examines how the experience of poverty and material hardship impacts child and family well-being over time. Before her appointment at the University of Iowa, Dr. Conrad-Hiebner received her MSW and PhD from the University of Kansas. There, she served as a research analyst and managed Project LAUNCH, a federally funded early childhood project in Kansas. Prior to receiving her graduate degrees, Dr. Conrad-Hiebner served as a case manager for children in the foster care system and investigated alleged incidences of child abuse and neglect in Kansas.