Research Analyst

Wasserman is an operations analyst and implementation researcher in the Health and Barriers to Employment policy area. She currently supports program development for the Families Forward Demonstration — an occupational skills training program for noncustodial parents — and provides technical assistance to participating child support agencies. In addition, as a part of the Subsidized Transitional Employment Demonstration project, Wasserman leads implementation research on a Chicago-based workforce program for young people who have been involved with the justice system. Wasserman holds a master’s degree in anthropology from the New School for Social Research and a bachelor’s degree from Bard College. Before joining MDRC, she coordinated after-school tutoring programs for an education nonprofit in Washington, DC.