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Management Team

Carol Emig

President

Natalia E. Pane

Chief Operating Officer

Lina Guzman

Chief Strategy Officer and Director of the Hispanic Institute

Jody Franklin

Vice President for Strategic Communications and Outreach

Kristen Harper

Vice President for Public Policy and Engagement

Dominique Parris

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

La-Tasha Patel

Vice President for Finance and Accounting

Kathryn Tout

Vice President for Early Childhood Research and Partnerships

Deborah Temkin

Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Vice President for Education and Youth Development

Program Area Directors & Senior Scholars

Kristine Andrews

Visiting Distinguished Fellow

Winnie Chan

Senior Program Area Director

Diane Early

Research Scholar

Jan DeCoursey

Research Scholar, Child Welfare

Tamara Halle

Senior Scholar, Early Childhood Development

Elizabeth Jordan

Director of Policy Communications and Outreach

Carlise King

Executive Director, Early Childhood Data Collaborative

Doré R. LaForett

Research Scholar

Chrishana Lloyd

Research Scholar

Karin Malm

Senior Research Scholar

Jennifer Manlove

Senior Research Scientist and Program Area Co-Director, Reproductive Health and Family Formation

Kelly Maxwell

Senior Research Scientist and Program Area Co-Director, Early Childhood Development

Kristin Anderson Moore

Senior Scholar and Past President

Kelly Murphy

Research Scholar and Program Area Director

Zakia Redd

Program Area Director, Youth Development, Poverty and Inequality

Dale Epstein Richards

Research Scholar

Mavis Sanders

Senior Research Scholar of Black Children and Families

Mindy E. Scott

Senior Research Scholar

Brandon Stratford

Deputy Program Area Director, Education

Tyreasa Washington

Senior Program Area Director and Distinguished Senior Scholar for Child Welfare

April Wilson

Research Scholar

Elizabeth Wildsmith

Research Scholar, Reproductive Health and Family Formation

Martha Zaslow

Visiting Distinguished Fellow

Research

Fadumo M. Abdi

Senior Research Analyst

Lorena Aceves

Research Scientist II

Kehinde Akande

Senior Policy Analyst

Marta Alvira-Hammond

Research Scientist I

Sara Amadon

Senior Research Scientist II and Early Childhood Research Operations Manager

Joselyn Angeles-Figueroa

Senior Research Assistant

Sara Appel

Senior Research Assistant

Deana Around Him

Research Scholar

Ja’Chelle Ball

Research Assistant

Amy Blasberg

Research Scientist II

Julie Blechman

Research Communications Specialist I

Porsche Boddicker-Young

Research Scientist II and Early Childhood Race Equity Manager

Joseph Boven

Research Communications Specialist II

Michael Bradley

Research Analyst

Meg Bredeson

Research Communications Specialist II

Sydney Briggs

Research Scientist

Erin Bultinck

Senior Research Analyst

Van-Kim Bui Lin

Senior Research Scientist

Julianna Carlson

Research Scientist

Madeline Carter

Policy Analyst

Rachel Chazan Cohen

Senior Research Fellow

Yiyu Chen

Research Scientist II

Samantha Ciaravino

Research Scientist

Jennifer Cleveland

Senior Research Scientist I, Early Childhood Hiring and Supervision Manager

Jessica Conway

Research Assistant

Elizabeth Cook

Research Scientist

Edwin Crockett

Senior Research Assistant

Sarah Shea Crowne

Senior Research Scientist II

Sarah Daily

Senior Research Scientist II

Reva Dalela

Senior Research Assistant

Quynh Nhu Dao

Research Assistant

Kristen E. Darling

Research Scientist II, Early Childhood Development and Education Research; Early Childhood Team Staffing Manager

Maeve Day

Research Assistant

Zipi Diamond

Research Analyst

Kenya Downing

Senior Research Assistant

Yuko Yadatsu Ekyalongo

Associate Data Scientist II

Silvana Esposito Hackett

Senior Research Analyst

Katy Falletta

Senior Research Analyst

Jane Finocharo

Research Analyst

Megan Fischer

Senior Research Analyst

Alaina Flannigan

Research Scientist II

Jackson Fojut

Research Analyst

Nicole Forry

Senior Research Scientist

Audrey Franchett

Research Analyst

James Fuller

Senior Data Analyst

Alexander Gabriel

Senior Research Analyst

Diana E. Gal-Szabo

Research Scientist

Kaylor Garcia

Health Communications Manager

Tracy Gebhart

Research Scientist

Julie Gilbertsen

Senior Research Assistant

Jessica Goldberg

Senior Research Fellow

Heather Sauyaq Jean Gordon

Research Scientist II

Patti Banghart Gottesman

Policy Specialist II

Isabel Griffith

Research Analyst

Gabriella Guerra

Research Analyst

Cassidy Guros

Senior Research Assistant

Maggie Haas

Research Analyst

Phoebe Harris

Senior Policy Analyst

Allison Hebert

Senior Research Analyst

Danielle Hegseth

Senior Research Scientist

Jasmine Henderson

Research Communications Specialist

Sarah Her

Senior Research Analyst

Zoelene Hill

Research Scientist II

Rowan Hilty

Senior Research Analyst

Ashley Hirilall

Research Scientist

Samantha Holquist

Senior Research Scientist

Ilana Huz

Research Scientist

Opiaah A. Jeffers

Research Analyst

Rebecca M. Jones

Senior Research Analyst

Holly Keaton

Senior Research Assistant

Claire Kelley

Senior Data Scientist

Sarah Kelley

Senior Data Scientist

Lisa Kim

Senior Research Analyst

Lauren Kissela

Senior Research Assistant

Priya Koushik

Senior Research Assistant

Laura Kuhn

Senior Research Fellow

Hannah Lantos

Senior Research Scientist I

Weilin Li

Senior Data Scientist and Early Childhood Data Science Lead

Alyssa Liehr

Senior Research Analyst

Ying-Chun Lin

Research Scientist

Deja Logan

Research Analyst

Rebecca Madill

Research Scientist II

Michael Martinez

Senior Research Assistant

Valerie Martinez

Senior Research Analyst

Emily Maxfield

Senior Research Analyst

Colleen McBride

Research Analyst

Alison McClay

Senior Research Analyst

Meghan McDoniel

Research Scientist I

Amy McKlindon

Research Scientist II

Brenda Miranda

Senior Research Scientist

Gina Mueterthies

Research Assistant

Karlee M. Naylon

Research Analyst

Asari Offiong

Research Scientist II

Obioma Okogbue

Technical Assistance Specialist

Dayne Ornelas Gonzalez

Research Analyst

Devan O’Toole

Senior Policy Assistant

Christina M. Padilla

Research Scientist II

Jenita Parekh

Senior Research Scientist

Katherine Paschall

Research Scientist II

Astha Patel

Senior Research Assistant

Shantai Peckoo

Senior Research Analyst

Melissa Perez

Project Manager

Gabriel Piña

Research Scientist II

Analisa Pines

Senior Policy Assistant

Tina Plaza-Whoriskey

Research Communications Specialist II

Emma Pliskin

Senior Research Analyst

Hannah Rackers

Senior Research Analyst

Laura Ramirez

Research Assistant

Manica F. Ramos

Senior Research Scientist II

Maria A. Ramos-Olazagasti

Senior Research Scientist II

Elizabeth Reddington

Research Analyst

Yosmary Rodriguez

Senior Research Analyst

Angela Rojas

Research Consultant

Rachel Rosenberg

Research Scientist II

Kristina Rosinsky

Research Scientist II

Berenice Rushovich

Senior Research Scientist

Katelyn Rust

Community Liaison

Samantha Ruvalcaba

Research Communications Assistant

Renee Ryberg

Research Scientist II

Mya’ Sanders

Senior Research Assistant

Vanessa Sacks

Research Scientist II

Catherine Schaefer

Senior Research Analyst

Alyssa Scott

Senior Research Analyst

Sara Shaw

Research Scientist II

Kristin Sepulveda

Research Scientist I

Ria Shelton

Research Assistant

Shaniah Smith

Project Manager

Bonnie Solomon

Research Scientist

Emilia Sotolongo

Technical Assistance Analyst

Joy Sotolongo

Research Scientist

Rebekah Stafford

Research Analyst

Kate Steber

Research Scientist

Heather Steed

Senior Research Analyst

Victor St. John

Research Scientist II

Pilar Stoeppelwerth

Senior Research Assistant

Sunny Sun

Research Analyst

Jing Tang

Research Scientist

Kajol Surani

Senior Research Assistant

Julia Tallant

Senior Research Assistant

Jonathan Tansey

Research Assistant

Dana Thomson

Senior Research Scientist II

Joy Thompson

Research Scientist

Alicia Torres

Senior Director of Communication Science

Kara Ulmen

Research Analyst

Megan Treinen

Senior Research Communications Analyst

Sharon Vandivere

Senior Research Scientist

Claire Vansell

Research Assistant

Andrea Vazzano

Research Scientist

Alexandra Verhoye

Research Analyst

Elizabeth Villegas

Research Scientist

Rebecca Vivrette

Research Scientist

Alana Ward

Senior Research and Communications Specialist II

Mallory Warner

Senior Research Scientist

Jessica Warren

Senior Research Analyst

Kate Welti

Research Scientist II

Alexandria Wilkins

Research Analyst

Andra Wilkinson

Research Scientist II

Sarah Catherine Williams

Research Scientist II

Nia-Simone Woods

Senior Research Assistant

Communications

Emily Baqir

Communications Coordinator

Kelley Bennett

Digital Media Coordinator

Brent Franklin

Editorial Director

Olga Morales

Director of Communications for Operations

Catherine Nichols

Senior Graphic Designer

Stephen Russ

Director of Communications for Digital Strategy

Lee Woods

Communications Assistant

Administration & Finance

Angele Akitani

Senior Accounting Manager

Stephanie Cochran

Business Development Manager

Kali Cruttenden

Proposal, Compliance, & Operations Manager

Rebecca Emery

Human Resources Director

Kade Halvorson

Business Development Analyst

Alicia Holmes

HR Coordinator

Rhonda Jallah

Human Resources Specialist

ChiQuita Jenkins

Office Coordinator

Charity Lewis-Powell

Technical Support Manager

Mike Morgan

Project Accountant

Mickeisha Myrie

HR Generalist

Holly Nord

Proposal and Strategy Specialist

Maria Pekarsky

Senior Contracts and Grants Specialist

Andrew Potach

Proposal Specialist

Larisa Puckett

Senior Staff Accountant

Kathleen Ryan Skinner

Senior Advisor, Business Development and Operations

Novia Soeparno

Senior Office and Executive Support Manager

Debbie Stenoien

Proposal Specialist

Clemence Tassou

Senior Staff Accountant

Yirgalem Tesfaye

Senior Staff Accountant

Kieshawn Whaley

Contracts & Grants Administrator

Eliot Williams

Proposal Coordinator

Julia Yao

Budget and Reporting Manager