Rebecca Behrmann
Operations Associate, Youth Development, Criminal Justice, and Employment

Behrmann has more than 10 years of experience in the implementation of large-scale research studies. Currently, she is focused on leading the implementation of and technical assistance for Strengthening the Implementation of Responsible Fatherhood Programs (SIRF), a federally funded study that seeks to improve recruitment and attendance within Responsible Fatherhood programming by using a continuous cycle of evidence-building, implementation, and adaptation. Previously, she worked on the Building Bridges and Bonds (B3) project, and two large-scale national evaluations that include some of the most promising models serving pregnant women, new mothers, and their infants, the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation (MIHOPE) and MIHOPE-Strong Start.

Prior to joining MDRC and turning her focus to domestic policy, Behrmann spent approximately five years working on the development, implementation, and management of impact evaluations in the international development field. She served in several capacities with Innovations for Poverty Action, including as Philippines Country Director. She holds a BA from Connecticut College and a master of international affairs degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).