Samantha Steimle

Concentration: Human Development and Public Policy
Mentors: Rachel Barr and Rebecca Ryan
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Sam joined the graduate program in 2019 to work under the mentorship of Rebecca Ryan and Rachel Barr. After receiving her B.S. in Psychology from Fordham University, she worked as a research assistant at MDRC. There, she implemented and evaluated social programs related to children and families in low-income communities. Her current research interests involve continuing to analyze the unique stressors that affect this vulnerable population, and exploring interventions that promote positive child development and outcomes via a two-generation approach.