As a data evaluation consultant, Erin is involved in multiple projects at JSI. She has 10 years of experience in research and evaluation in substance use; youth development and child welfare; and health equity. Her technical expertise includes evaluation design and survey methodology, mixed-methods research, and statistical analysis. Erin has worked as an epidemiologist and researcher for state departments, academic institutions, and nonprofit organizations. She interprets and communicates research and evaluation findings to ensure data-informed policy and practice decisions. Erin has a PhD in social work from Boston College and an MSW from Portland State University.