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Stephanie Walsh, Ph.D.


Assistant Director of Research & Director of NJEEDS

Data Collection and Analysis, Income and Work Support Policies, TANF, SNAP, Medicaid, CHIP, childcare, tax credits, housing, Program Evaluation

Stephanie Walsh is the Assistant Director of Research at the Heldrich Center. She earned her doctorate in planning and public policy at Rutgers University. She also holds a Master's degree in public policy. Stephanie also serves as the Director of the New Jersey Education to Earnings Data System, overseeing the governance, research agenda, and publications that use the linked longitudinal data. Her research interests focus on how data can inform public programs and policies to better support service delivery and improve individual outcomes.