Colleen Morrison, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Colleen Morrison has more than 10 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.

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