Laurel Sticklor

Laurel Sticklor

Research Analyst, Bethesda, MD

Areas Of Expertise


Education & Certification

M.S., Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health

Laurel Sticklor works in the Youth Development research area. She has experience in program evaluation, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, survey and protocol development, and semi-structured interviews. Laurel’s recent projects include evaluations of summer learning programs for low-income children and a childhood obesity prevention program, as well as a state-based data analysis and needs assessment to inform efforts promoting stable housing, permanent connections, education/employment, and social-emotional well-being among older youth in foster care. Prior to Child Trends, she worked on community-based participatory research as well as evaluations for out-of-school time programs. Laurel is passionate about taking strength-based approaches, engaging youth and communities, and addressing health inequities. Her research interests include positive youth development, resilience, social support, social-ecological factors, and program evaluation for a range of topic areas related to youth well-being.

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