Elliott Graham, Ph.D.


Elliott GrahamElliott Graham has 30 years of experience in program evaluation, applied social science research, and evaluation technical assistance.

He currently serves as director of the Technical Assistance on Evaluation for Discretionary Grant Programs project and served for several years as director of the Evaluation Technical Assistance for Title IV-E Waiver Demonstrations project. Previously, Graham provided technical assistance to support the evaluation efforts of federal grantees implementing projects to support healthy marriages, promote responsible fatherhood, and build partnerships between Early Head Start and child welfare service programs.

Before joining JBA, Graham worked on projects for the Office of Head Start, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse, and the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development. He also worked for several years as a program evaluator and child welfare information systems supervisor for a county human services agency in Minnesota.

Graham’s professional interests include theories of change, data-driven decision making, and child welfare information systems and technologies. He received a Ph.D. in educational policy and administration with a concentration in evaluation studies from the University of Minnesota.

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