|Areas of expertise: Status of Women in the States and Job Training|
Julie Anderson joined IWPR in January 2015 as a Research Associate working primarily on The Status of Women in the States 2015. Julie received her Master’s Degree in Sociology from George Mason University in December 2012; her thesis was a qualitative study of military veterans in higher education. Prior to joining IWPR, Julie was a Researcher for the Center for Social Science Research at George Mason University. She was the project lead on a number of program evaluations for a non-profit social service organization in Prince William County, to determine the economic impact of their services for individuals and the community. She also worked on an NSF-funded research workshop, “A Relational Model for Understanding the Use of Research in the Policy Process.” She was a graduate research assistant for the Work and Family Study, a national telephone survey and held internships at the Children’s Law Center in Washington, DC and the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Arlington, VA.