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Curriculum Vitae (Updated April 2019)

Resume (Updated April 2019)

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Public Policy | Expected August 2019

The University of Texas at Austin, The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

  • Dissertation: “Balancing Work and Family: The Policy Problems and Opportunities of Child Care and Nonstandard Work Schedules”
  • Committee: Cynthia Osborne (chair), Peter Ward, Patrick Wong, Abigail R. A. Aiken, Elizabeth Gershoff

Master of Public Policy | May 2011

The George Washington University, Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science | May 2008

St. Olaf College

  • Concentration in Statistics

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Social policy, child and family wellbeing, work-family balance

WORKING PAPERS

Osborne, C., Benson, K., Payne, A., & Lane, A. (revise and resubmit) Fathers’ perceptions of the value of fatherhood programs.

Lane, A. (in preparation) Nonstandard work schedules, maternal parenting stress, and the moderating role of child care.

Lane, A. (in preparation) Searching for care at nontraditional times: Low-income mothers’ decision-making processes and the challenges of nonstandard work schedules.

PROFESSIONAL REPORTS

Osborne, C., Benson, K., Cenac, L., Sexton, H., Rottas, J., & Lane, A. (December 2018). MIECHV FY16 Competitive Grant Texas Home Visiting Final Report Narrative. Prepared for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration.

Osborne, C., Benson, K., Lane, A., Wu, E., & Meyer, J. W. (September 2017). The Military Families and Veterans Pilot Prevention Program: Final Evaluation Report. Prepared for the Texas Department of Protective Services, Prevention and Early Intervention Division.

Osborne, C., Bobbitt, K., Sexton, H., & Lane, A. (June 2016). The Texas Home Visiting Program Implementation Evaluation: Variation in Implementation, Service Delivery, and Outcomes across Nine Texas Communities. Prepared for the Texas Department of Protective Services, Prevention and Early Intervention Division, Texas Home Visiting Program.

Osborne, C., Bobbitt, K., Winter Craver, J., Lane, A., & McManus, M. (April 2016). The Military Families and Veterans Pilot Prevention Program: Evaluation Plan.  Prepared for the Texas Department of Protective Services, Prevention and Early Intervention Division.

Osborne, C., Bobbitt, K., Briggs, S., Herrera, C., & Lane, A. (February 2016). An Estimation Model of the Cost of Raising Children in Texas: Final Report.  Prepared for the Texas Office of the Attorney General, Child Support Division.

Bobbitt, K., Lane, A., & Osborne, C. (October 2015). What Do We Know about Pre-K? Child and Family Research Partnership Policy Brief No. B.019.1015

Osborne, C., Bobbitt, K., Dubin, A., Sexton, H., Winter Craver, J., Lane, A., McManus, M., & Thompson, D. (September 2015). The Texas Home Visiting Program Implementation Evaluation: Progress, Challenges, and Lessons Learned through Year Four. Prepared for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

Osborne, C., Bobbitt, K., Bradbury, K., Dubin, A., Lipton Galbraith, A., & Lane, A. (June 2015). The Texas Home Visiting Program Implementation Evaluation: Taking Home Visiting Programs to Scale in Texas: Variation in Implementation and Outcomes. Prepared for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

Osborne, C., Bobbitt, K., Bradbury, K., Dubin, A., & Lane, A. (June 2015). The Texas Home Visiting Program: Supporting Early Childhood Systems-Level Change in Texas Communities. Prepared for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

Entmacher, J., Lane, A., Gallagher Robbins, K., & Vogtman, J. (September 2012). “Insecure and Unequal: Poverty and Income Among Women and Families, 2000-2011.” National Women’s Law Center.

Levin-Epstein, J., Sanes, M., Feldman, E., Kotzman, J., Lane, A., & Stewart, L. (July 2011). “Poverty and Opportunity: What Difference Can a Task Force Make?” Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP).

Neuberger, Z., & Lane, A. (April 2011). “A Unique Opportunity to Improve School Meals Applications.” Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Child Care Research Scholars (Dissertation Research Grant, Grant #90YE0199). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Research, Planning & Evaluation. $50,000. September 30, 2017 – September 29, 2019.

Emmette S. Redford Fellowship. The LBJ School of Public Affairs. $16,500. Academic Year 2016 – 2017.

Student Fellowship. The LBJ School of Public Affairs. $16,500. Academic Year 2013 – 2014.

PRESENTATIONS

Plenary Session Presentation. “Searching for Care at Nontraditional Times: Low-income Mothers’ Decision-making Processes and Perspectives on Center-based Care” at the Child Care and Early Education Policy Research Consortium (CCEEPRC) Annual Meeting (Washington, District of Columbia), April 2019.

Poster Presentation, “Nonstandard Work Schedules, Maternal Parenting Stress, and the Moderating Role of Child Care” at the National Research Conference on Early Childhood (Arlington, Virginia), June 2018.

Poster Presentation, “Nonstandard Work Schedules, Maternal Parenting Stress, and the Moderating Role of Child Care” at the Population Association of America 2018 Annual Meeting (Denver, Colorado), April 2018.

Poster Presentation, “Early Stressful Life Events and Child Behavioral Outcomes in Fragile Families” with Dr. Cynthia Osborne at the 2015 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), March 2015.

Poster Presentation, “Early Stressful Life Events and Child Behavioral Outcomes in Fragile Families” with Dr. Cynthia Osborne at the Population Association of America 2015 Annual Meeting (San Diego, California), April 2015.

ACADEMIC RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Graduate Research Assistant, Child and Family Research Partnership, The LBJ School of Public Affairs, 6/2014 – 5/2016 and 6/2017 – 1/2019

  • Member of research teams working on evaluations of home visiting programs, fatherhood support programs, and programs serving military families at high risk for family violence and/or abuse and neglect. Wrote and edited policy memos, policy briefs, evaluation plans, and evaluation reports. Conducted analyses of quantitative and qualitative survey, focus group, and interview data. Assisted in set-up and administration of several surveys of mothers and staff in home visiting programs. Conducted and wrote literature reviews and assisted in other research support tasks.

Graduate Student Consultant, Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), 1/2011 – 5/2011

  • Co-authored research paper, “What Difference Can a Task Force Make? Joining Forces to Fight Against Poverty,” on the impact and lessons learned from four state poverty task forces. Conducted research on anti-poverty task forces in Minnesota, Illinois, Ohio, and Colorado as a member of a team. Conducted interviews, secondary data collection, and wrote a report.

OTHER SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Public Policy Fellow, The National Women’s Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 8/2011 – 8/2013

Food Assistance Policy Intern, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, District of Columbia, 9/2010 – 5/2011

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Fragile Families Summer Data Workshop (June 2015). Columbia Population Research Center.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), Member, 2013 – Present

Population Association of America (PAA), Member, 2014 – Present

Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Member, 2014 – Present

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