Sharon Vandivere

Senior Research Scientist

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Research Focus

Areas of Expertise

Literature Review, Measures Development, Multivariate Analysis, Policy Analysis, Program Evaluation, Regression Analysis, Research Methods

Education & certification

M.P.P., Georgetown University

Sharon Vandivere

Senior Research Scientist, Bethesda, MD

Sharon Vandivere has conducted research on child welfare and child well-being in general. Other interests include adoption, poverty, and risk and resiliency factors. She has analyzed data from over a dozen nationally representative surveys focusing on child well-being, in addition to data extracted from multiple administrative data systems. She has also contributed to the development of data collection instruments. She has expertise both with experimental and non-experimental analyses.