Patrick
Landers
Research Analyst

Landers applies behavioral insights to improve the operations of human services programs as part of MDRC’s Center for Applied Behavioral Science. He manages the center’s dissemination on social media and other platforms and is responsible for monitoring developments in behavioral economics research and practice. He also has extensive experience conducting qualitative research to explore agency operations, designing behavioral interventions, implementing random assignment evaluations in real-world contexts, and training researchers and practitioners on conducting behavioral science research. Since joining MDRC, he has worked on a number of projects, including Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency, Behavioral Interventions for Child Support Services, Kansas Child Support Savings Initiative, and Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency Next Generation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Hamilton College.