Research Associate

Treskon primarily serves as an implementation researcher for several of MDRC’s evaluations of programs serving populations with barriers to employment, particularly disconnected young adults. In this role, she designs data-collection tools and procedures and analyzes implementation data to understand how interventions and programs are implemented in real-world conditions. Her current work includes evaluations of the PACE Center for Girls, the Children’s Institute, Inc., and YouthBuild. Treskon is also leading the implementation research for the National Institute of Justice’s Demonstration Field Experiment and the Strengthening the Link into College and Careers projects. Treskon holds an MA in international affairs from The George Washington University and an MS in applied social research from Hunter College. Prior to working at MDRC, Treskon worked in program development for several nonprofit organizations serving low-income populations.