Natalie Moyer spent 4 years working in early childhood education before transitioning to a career in macro-level social work. She currently works as a research assistant on a variety of research and evaluation projects within the Tribal Evaluation practice area.
Prior to joining JBA, Moyer worked in multiple positions in the social work field, including as a research assistant at the Center for Innovation in Child Maltreatment Policy, Research and Training at Washington University in St. Louis. In that role, she managed a project proposed by partners at the National Indian Child Welfare Association and provided strategic planning and evaluation support to another partner organization in the St. Louis, MO, community. Moyer has also provided research, writing, and capacity-building support to We Stories, an anti-racist community-based organization, and the National Native Children’s Trauma Center in Missoula, MT.
Moyer is of mixed European (Irish, Czech, Danish) and Indigenous (from present-day Nicaragua and Massachusetts) descent. She was born and raised on Lenape land in northeastern Maryland and currently resides in Maryland. She received her M.S.W. from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was a Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies scholar.