THE COHORT FOUR FELLOWS 2014–2016
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PhD, Social Work, University of Maryland-Baltimore
Dissertation: "Making it Happen: Understanding Factors Related to Improved Worker and Organizational Fidelity to a Child Maltreatment Prevention Program"
University of California-San Francisco
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon
Working to interrupt intergenerational transmissions of maltreatment via trauma informed, attachment-based, community-building, prenatal and perinatal group interventions.
University of Alabama
PhD, Social Work, The Florida State University
Focusing on the intersection of disability and child well-being to inform policy and practice through a social justice lens.
University of Iowa
PhD, Social Welfare, The University of Kansas
Preventing child abuse and neglect by boosting families' financial certainty and positive parenting strategies.
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
PhD, Special Education, University of Illinois
Dissertation: "Bridging Illinois’ Early Intervention and Child Protective Service
Systems: Understanding the needs of professionals serving abused children with disabilities."
Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago
PhD, Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Promoting family economic security and well-being through applied research and governmental partnerships.
PhD, Social Work, Howard University
Dissertation: "Exploring the Multiple Determinants of Father Involvement Among Non-Resident African American Fathers: A Mixed Methods Approach"
MS, Criminal Justice and Criminology, Georgia State University
Using data to drive strategies to combat human trafficking and elevating survivors' voices and experiences throughout the research process.
PolicyLab at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
DrPH, Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
Using health services research and program evaluation to identify opportunities for strengthening maltreatment prevention programming.
PhD, Social Work, Boston University
Advancing scientific knowledge related to evidence-based preventive interventions designed to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable children, youth and families.
Yale School of Medicine
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Integrating research, practice, and policy in the evaluation of evidence-based interventions for at-risk and trauma-exposed youth with emotional and behavioral disorders.