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Christina LiCalsi-Labelle

Christina LiCalsi-Labelle

Senior Researcher
American Institutes for Research


Biography

Christina's research interests center on how young children's interactions with their environments (family, neighborhood, schools, etc.) impact their educational, health, and mental health outcomes. She is specifically focused on the intersection of research and policy, and the ways that social policy and programs can impact the contexts within which children develop. Her most recent work examines the effects of increases in educational attainment among women with low levels of education on their children's birth and educational outcomes.


Research/Scholarship

Education

Year Degree Institution
2014 PhD, Human Development and Social Policy Northwestern University
2005 MPP University of Chicago
2005 MSW University of Chicago
2000 BS Human Development Cornell University

Dissertation

Year Title  
2014 Maternal Education and Children's Health and Educational Outcomes

Research Interests

Christina's research interests center on how young children's interactions with their environments (family, neighborhood, schools, etc.) impact their educational, health, and mental health outcomes. She is specifically focused on the intersection of research and policy, and the ways that social policy and programs can impact the contexts within which children develop.  Christina's most recent work examines the effects of increases in educational attainment among women with low levels of education on their children's birth and educational outcomes.



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