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Harry S. Kahn Senior Lecturer in Social Policy
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Julie Boatright Wilson is the Harry Kahn Senior Lecturer in Social Policy. She is the Faculty co-Chair of two Harvard Kennedy School executive programs: Performance Measurement for Effective Management of Nonprofit Organizations (joint with Harvard Business School) and Leading Successful Social Programs: Using Evidence to Assess Effectiveness. Her teaching and research focuses on poverty policy, family policy, and child welfare and juvenile justice issues.  She also teaches courses in research design and research methods.  Among her recent projects are several case studies on adoption from public agencies, child welfare and juvenile justice reform, and community-based strategies for strengthening families' capacities to parent. Wilson spent three years at the New York State Department of Social Services, where she directed the Office of Program Planning, Analysis, and Development.

 

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Outside Professional Activities For Julie Boatright Wilson

Organization Relationship
Harvard Square Homeless Shelter Corporation Fiduciary board membership

Expertise

Health
Human Rights
Social Policy
Fairness & Justice
Cities & Communities
Gender, Race & Identity
Poverty, Inequality & Opportunity

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