Colleen Morrison, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Colleen Morrison has more than 9 years of experience in program evaluation and applied developmental research. Her areas of expertise include early childhood education and maternal and child health.

Morrison supports a number of JBA projects by conducting interviews and observations, coding and analyzing qualitative data, conducting literature reviews, writing reports, and providing evaluation technical assistance. Current projects include—

  •  Trauma-Informed Approaches: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice to Build Resilience in Children and Families
  • Improving Programs, Policies, and Services to Promote Healthy Development in Middle Childhood in Afterschool Settings
  • HealthySteps Outcome Pilot Project
  • Design Options for Home Visiting Evaluation

Prior to joining JBA, Morrison was a research associate at the Center for Early Childhood Education and Intervention at the University of Maryland, College Park. She received a Ph.D. in human development and quantitative methodology from the University of Maryland.