Project Manager

Dr. Keller-Allen has several years’ experience in research writing and policy analysis. She manages two working groups for the NIH Common Fund. The Health Economics program addresses the evolving needs of the health care sector for economic research, and the Science of Behavior Change program seeks to improve understanding of human behavior change across a broad range of health-related behaviors. In addition to 7 years as a public school teacher, Dr. Keller-Allen served as a Presidential Management Fellow in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a research assistant at The George Washington University, and a freelance policy analysis writer for the National Association of State Directors of Special Education. She earned a BS in education and policy studies from Syracuse University, a Masters of Public Policy from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a doctorate of education from The George Washington University where her dissertation involved analysis of a national dataset to investigate the disproportionate representation of English language learners in K-12 special education programs.