Karlee M. Naylon is a research analyst in the child welfare research area at Child Trends. They have a background in interdisciplinary qualitative and quantitative research, and their research interests include intervention programs that can address instability stemming from poverty and prevent contact with the child welfare system. She is also interested in improving services for multi-marginalized individuals, such as survivors of intimate partner violence with disabilities. Karlee received her Master of Public Policy at American University and holds a BS in psychology with a concentration in mental health interventions from Misericordia University. Prior to joining Child Trends, they served as a graduate fellow at The Justice in Government Project at American University, where they developed materials to help nonprofits and state and local governments secure federal funding for civil legal aid.