Taub is a research associate in the Family Well-Being and Child Development policy area at MDRC. She is currently working on the impact evaluation and implementation research for the Variations in Implementation of Quality Interventions (VIQI) Project and the Expanding Children’s Early Learning (ExCEL) Network Quality Study, both of which use a three-group randomized control trial design to investigate the relationship between classroom quality and children’s outcomes.
Prior to and during her graduate studies, Taub also contributed to the Supporting Healthy Marriage project and the Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self Sufficiency (BIAS) project. In graduate school, her research focused on the interplay between home environments and early care environments for children’s development and parent involvement in early childhood education. Taub holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Michigan and a doctoral degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.