People

Amanda Thomson, M.P.P.

Research Associate

Amanda Thomson has more than 6 years of experience in social science research. She is skilled in SPSS, GIS, ATLAS.ti, survey development, and qualitative research.       

Currently, Thomson provides assistance on a range of child welfare projects. Her current portfolio includes—

  • Building Evidence Technical Assistance
  • Pilot Study of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Data Governance Planning Toolkit for Two-Generation Programs
  • Evaluation of the Capacity Building Collaborative 
  • Technical Assistance on Evaluation for Children’s Bureau Discretionary Grant Programs

Prior to joining JBA, Thomson’s work focused on performance management, including logic model development, performance measures selection, and governance structures. She received an M.P.P. in public policy methodologies from George Mason University.