Marissa
Strassberger
Research Associate

Strassberger’s work focuses on quantitative and qualitative data collection. She currently leads the survey teams on Making Pre-K Count and High 5s, where she manages data collection conducted by the survey firm. She also designs and implements qualitative measures and analyzes the subsequent data for her work on the measurement and implementation research teams. Before MDRC, Strassberger worked in survey research at Mathematica Policy Research on projects with policy implications in the international, health, early childhood, and disability fields. While in graduate school, she worked at Helen Keller International in Indonesia, using ethnographic tools to evaluate a program designed to improve access to education for children with disabilities. Strassberger earned an MPH from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and a BA in anthropology from Emory University.