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Researcher Team

Below is a list of the center's researchers organized alphabetically by last name. For additional information, click the researcher's name. A directory including administrative staff is available under Contact CCF. Staff expertise includes survey and measure design, qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, culturally sensitive evaluation, cost-benefit analysis, and evaluation training and technical assistance. For additional information about the research services we can provide, please contact the Director of Early Childhood and Family Support Research, Beth Green.



Research Focus Areas Vita & Publications
Jeffrey Asprocolas Research Associate, Child Welfare Partnership Child welfare, training evaluation, aging out of foster care, youth transition, permanency planning
  • Coming soon!
Mackenzie Burton Research Assistant  Kindergarten-readiness, early childhood systems, family support programs, equitable practices, community-based participatory research
Lindsey Cochran Research Analyst Using community based-participatory research to enhance early childhood programs/supports, social justice & anti-oppressive practice
Christine Cooper Senior Research Assistant Subsidized guardianship, parent mentoring, relationship based visitation, family engagement
  • Coming soon!
Thuan Duong Research Associate Youth & family voice, equity in child welfare practice & evaluation, Oregon's Title IV-E Waiver interventions and evaluation, aging out of foster care, feminist and emancipatory methods in child welfare research, qualitative research methods
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Amanda Cross-Hemer Senior Research Assistant Social determinants of health, HIV prevention, child welfare, early childhood, children’s mental health, tribal communities
Carrie Furrer Research Assistant Professor Early childhood, child welfare, youth development, family engagement, family treatment courts, motivation, out-of-school time, social contexts
Beth Green
Director of Early Childhood and Family Support Research Understanding effective services and programs for young children and their families; complex dynamics of change
Callie Lambarth Research Associate Child & adult mental health, early learning and school readiness, community-based participatory research
Lorelei Mitchell Research Associate Child welfare, early childhood, systems change
Kate Normand Research Assistant, Child Welfare Partnership Child welfare, training evaluation, child forensic interviewing, child obesity, comprehension monitoring in the classroom, child witnesses in court, former foster youth
  • Coming soon!
Kirsten O'Dell Senior Research Associate, Child Welfare Partnership Child welfare, training evaluation, early childhood education, youth transition
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Lindsey Patterson Research Associate Early childhood programs, child care
Diane Reid Research Analyst Community based participatory research, health impact assessment, utilization focused evaluation, early learning, child welfare, social determinants of health
Angela Rodgers Research Associate Trauma-informed practice
  • Coming soon!
Mary Beth Sanders Senior Research Assistant Drug court programs , criminal recidivism, addiction recovery, societal integration and reunification with children, wraparound services, child welfare
  • Coming soon!