The CFRP Team

Director

Cynthia Osborne

Cynthia Osborne, Ph.D.

Director

Cynthia Osborne is the Director of the Child and Family Research Partnership and an Associate Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs...

Leadership

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Kaeley Benson, Ph.D.

Research Director

Kaeley leads the family strengthening team which includes the family supports, early childhood investments, and fatherhood projects at CFRP...

Anna Lipton-Galbraith

Anna Lipton Galbraith, MPAff

Program Services Director

Anna is a senior researcher and leads the child wellbeing team which includes child welfare and adolescent health and wellbeing projects at...

Wendy Gonzales

Wendy Gonzales

Programs and Communications Director

Wendy oversees growth strategy, comprehensive communications campaigns, and special events for CFRP. She is also the Programs and...

Holly Sexton

Holly Sexton, MA

Data Director

Holly oversees the data needs and resources for all CFRP projects. She manages data collection, database management, and data security. She...

Research Staff

Nora Ankrum

Nora Ankrum, MPAff

Research Analyst

Nora is a Research Analyst at CFRP and assists with the writing of reports, policy briefs, and other communication pieces for multiple...

Sydney Briggs

Sydney Briggs, MPAff

Senior Research Associate

Sydney Briggs is Senior Research Associate who leads research and evaluation projects in the fields of child welfare and adolescent health....

Lauren Cenac

Lauren Cenac, MPH

Senior Research Associate

Lauren’s work at CFRP focuses primarily on early childhood investments. She leads CFRP’s evaluation of the Texas Home Visiting program....

Michelle Gutierrez

Michelle Gutierrez

Research Assistant

Michelle is part of the family strengthening team and works on family supports, early childhood investments, and fatherhood projects at CFRP...

Jennifer Huffman

Jennifer Huffman, MPAff

Senior Research Associate

Jennifer is part of the child wellbeing team at CFRP and works on child welfare and adolescent health projects. She holds a Master of Public...

Katie Mercer

Katie Mercer

Research Assistant

Katie is part of the child wellbeing team and works on child welfare and adolescent health and wellbeing projects at CFRP. She holds a...

Andrea Michelsen

Andrea Payne, MPAff

Senior Research Associate

Andrea Payne is part of the family strengthening team and manages the fatherhood evaluations and related work at CFRP. She supports...

Rebecca Shirsat

Rebecca Shirsat

Research Assistant

Rebecca is part of CFRP's child wellbeing team and focuses specifically on the adolescent health and wellbeing projects. She completed her B...

Daniel Tihanyi

Daniel Tihanyi, MPSA

Research Associate

Daniel is on the data team supporting multiple projects at CFRP. He holds a Master of Public Service and Administration from the Bush School...

Hilary Warner

Hilary Warner, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Hilary is part of the child wellbeing team and works on child welfare and adolescent health and wellbeing projects at CFRP. Hilary earned...

Erin Wu

Erin Wu, MPH

Research Associate

Erin is a data specialist and part of the CFRP data team. She holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan School of...

Research Support

Shujaat Ali

Shujaat Ali

Graduate Research Assistant

Shujaat Ali is part of the data team and assists with the data management and analysis needs of different projects. He is a second year...

Joel Berner

Joel Berner

Project Assistant

Joel Berner supports CFRP's family strengthening team and is a Master of Arts candidate in Economics at The University of Texas at Austin....

Selena Caldera

Selena Caldera, MPP

Graduate Research Assistant

Selena Caldera is a doctoral candidate at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. Selena’s specialization is...

Rehan Hasan

Rehan Hasan

Graduate Research Assistant

Rehan Hasan works with the data team supporting a variety of projects. He is a Master of Public Affairs candidate at the LBJ School of...

Margaret Hennessy

Margaret Hennessy

Graduate Research Assistant

Margaret Hennessy is part of the child wellbeing team at CFRP. Margaret is a Master of Public Affairs candidate at the LBJ School of Public...

Heidi Kahle

Heidi Kahle

Project Assistant

Heidi Kahle supports the family strengthening team at CFRP. Heidi is a Master of Public Affairs candidate at the LBJ School of Public...

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Abby Lane, MPP

Graduate Research Assistant

Abby is part of the family strengthening team at CFRP. She is a Ph.D. candidate in public policy at the LBJ School. Abby's dissertation...

John William Meyer

John William Meyer

Project Assistant

John William is part of the data team and supports a variety of projects at CFRP. He holds a B.A. in Economics and History from Middlebury...

Erika Parks

Erika Parks

Graduate Research Assistant

Erika Parks supports the child wellbeing team at CFRP. Erika is a second year Master of Public Affairs candidate at the LBJ School of Public...

Elizabeth Petruy

Elizabeth Petruy

Graduate Research Assistant

Elizabeth Petruy supports a variety of research projects and also assists with the director with special projects. Elizabeth is a Master of...

Ann-Charlotte Proffitt

Ann-Charlotte Proffitt

Graduate Research Assistant

Ann-Charlotte is part of CFRP's family strengthening team. She is a Master of Public Affairs candidate at the LBJ School of Public Affairs...

Nawal Traish

Nawal Traish

Project Assistant

Nawal Traish supports the data collection needs of the child wellbeing team at CFRP. She is pursuing a Master of Public Affairs degree and a...

Program Staff

Kiira Bivens

Kiira Bivens

Administrative Associate

Kiira manages the administrative needs for CFRP’s director and special projects. She has worked at The University of Texas at Austin (UT)...

Last updated on September 5, 2017, 11:25 am