PhD, Social Work, Rutgers University (Year)
Cohort One Fellow

Academic Mentor
Cassandra Simmel
Assistant Professor, Rutgers University School of Social Work

Policy Mentor
Allison Blake
Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Children and Families

Current Institutional Affiliation
Rutgers University School of Social Work: Assistant Research Professor

Research Interests
Child Welfare and Foster Care Systems, Early Childhood Education and Initiatives, Evidence-Based/Evidence-Informed Programs, Home Visiting and Maltreatment Prevention, Implementation Science, Prevention Science, Program Evaluation, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Regression Modeling, Structural Equation Models, Case Study Research, Content Analysis, Mixed Methods, PhenomenologyAdolescents and Young Adults, Homeless Families and Young PeopleInfants and Toddlers, Low-Income Families and Individuals, Preschool-aged Children, School-aged Children