PhD candidate, Social Work and Social Research, Portland State University
Cohort One Fellow

Academic Mentor
Katharine Cahn
Child Welfare Partnership

Policy Mentor
Lois Day
Oregon Department of Human Services, Office of Safety and Permanency

Current Institutional Affiliation
Oregon Department of Human Services: Diversity Relations Manager

Areas of Expertise

Child Welfare and Foster Care SystemsEconomic Supports for Families, Racial/Ethnic Minority Groups


Angela Cause is the Diversity Relations Manager at the Oregon Department of Human Services. Ms. Cause is a doctoral candidate in Social Work and Social Research at Portland State University.