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Jessica Goldberg

Jessica Goldberg, Principal Investigator

Jessica Goldberg, Ph.D., is a Research Assistant Professor in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University. With a focus on child and family policy, she is interested in the processes by which policy priorities and stated program objectives are realized, challenged, and re-shaped by the day-to-day interactions of frontline program staff and the clients they serve. Currently, she is Co-Principal Investigator of the implementation evaluation of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) in Massachusetts (entitled the Massachusetts Home Visiting Initiative [MHVI]). She also has served as director of multiple program evaluations, including a randomized, controlled trial of a Healthy Families Massachusetts, an evaluation of the Touchpoints Early Care and Education Initiative, and an evaluation of a staff-development equity initiative for teachers. She graduated with a BA in English from Oberlin College, and then received a Master's in early childhood education, and a doctorate in child development, from Eliot-Pearson.