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Erin Bumgarner

Rebecca Fauth, Principal Investigator

Rebecca Fauth, Ph.D. is a developmental psychologist specializing in research and evaluation examining the impact of social policies and programs on children and families and is currently a Research Assistant Professor in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University. Rebecca is the Project Director of MHFE-2, a randomized, controlled trial of a Healthy Families Massachusetts, and the Co-Principal Investigator of several other program evaluations and needs assessments. Until 2013, Rebecca was Assistant Research Director at the National Children's Bureau (NCB) in London UK where she managed a team of researchers working on a range of policy-relevant evaluations focusing primarily on programs in early years, foster care, and youth development. Rebecca has also worked as a Senior Researcher at The Work Foundation, a work and employment think-tank based in London, and a Research Scientist at the National Center for Children and Families at Columbia University. She previously worked directly with children and families in social services. Rebecca holds a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology and an M.S. in Applied Statistics from Columbia University, and a B.A. in Psychology and Anthropology from the College of the Holy Cross.