Mallory Undestad
Research Analyst
Family Well-Being and Children’s Development

Undestad currently works in the Families and Children policy area, providing technical assistance and installation support on Variations in Implementation of Quality Interventions and a project housed under the Expanding Children’s Early Learning Network. Undestad helped coordinate the production of the MIHOPE Implementation Research report and is  working on a team conducting qualitative research as part of the project’s long-term follow-up. Before joining MDRC in 2016, Undestad was a statistics teaching assistant at St. Olaf College and was marketing and communications director for the student government association. She graduated from St. Olaf College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and minors in statistics and media studies.


Issue Focus

Teachers Weigh In


Findings from Teacher Interviews on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Early Care and Education Curricula and Professional Development


A Qualitative Sub-Study from the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation (MIHOPE)