MPP, University of Chicago
Researcher, Chapin Hall at the Univesrity of Chicago

Lee Ann Huang is a researcher at Chapin Hall. She focuses primarily on evaluating and managing child abuse and neglect prevention initiatives. Ms. Huang provides strategic advising to the Doris Duke Fellowships for the Promotion of Child Well-Being, an initiative of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation facilitated by Chapin Hall. Her other recent work includes an evaluation of a universal home visiting program for families with newborns and contributing to the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Technical Assistance Coordinating Center.

Ms. Huang is interested in efforts to support all families with young children to promote positive child development and well-being. She has expertise in qualitative research methods that focus on implementation and process components, such as site visits, in-person and telephone interviews, and focus groups. Ms. Huang is also adept at utilizing various quantitative methods and statistical tools to determine program impacts.

Prior to joining Chapin Hall, Ms. Huang managed an implementation evaluation of the Court-Appointed Special Advocates program in California while at Berkeley Policy Associates (BPA). While at BPA she also participated in state welfare reform evaluations, primarily focusing on child care and early intervention services for young children. Ms. Huang has a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Chicago and a B.S.W. from Texas Christian University.