THE COHORT SIX FELLOWS 2016–2018
Clinton Boyd, Jr.
PhD, Sociology, Georgia State University
Utilizing evidence to ensure family policies, child-serving public systems, and social service providers value fathers as assets to their children, families, and communities.
PhD, Community Research and Action, Vanderbilt University
Managing a systematic review study of prevention programs for child welfare placements, and supporting a variety of other surveyed administrative data projects in housing and child welfare.
Georgia Tech University
PhD, Public Policy, Indiana University
Uses large datasets and rigorous empirical methods to understand the intended and unintended consequences of public policies on child and family health and well-being.
University of Illinois at Chicago
PhD, Social Welfare, University of Pennsylvania
Utilizing evidence to implement interventions, programs and reforms that effectively improve organizational processes and outcomes for children and families in the child welfare system.
University of Southern California
PhD, Social Work, University of Southern California
Research using linked, administrative data to evaluate program effectiveness and answer policy relevant questions concerning vulnerable youth in child protection and juvenile justice systems.
PhD candidate, Sociology and Social Policy, Harvard University
Analyzing the perspectives and experiences of Child Protective Services stakeholders to support reforms addressing families’ persistent needs and promoting engagement between families and service providers.
University of California, San Francisco, Department of Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
PhD, Developmental Psychopathology and Clinical Science, University of Minnesota
Approaching intervention and prevention efforts targeting adolescent health and well-being through a developmental lens, and effectively leveraging technology in these efforts.
Brown University, Alpert Medical School
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Kansas
Identifying the psychobiological factors implicated in risk and resilience processes in the development of health problems in maltreated children.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Division of Early Intervention
PhD, Child Study and Human Development, Tufts University
Exploring the influence of early experiences on child development, including how development may be impacted by child care and home visiting, caregiver-child relationships, and adversity.
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon
Providing evidenced-based and evidenced-informed assessment and therapy services to children, adolescents, and young adults with significant emotional, academic, and behavioral challenges.
Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories
PhD, Public Policy, Duke University
Uses longitudinal survey data and interdisciplinary approaches to understand the effects of material and psychological economic hardship on parenting behavior and children's development.
Jennifer Daer Shields
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
PhD, Clinical Psychology, Oklahoma State University
Advancing the scientific understanding of factors that impact engagement and attrition in treatment services for children exposed to early adversity.