Voices of Youth Count Technical Advisors represent a cross section of acknowledged research leaders on runaway and unaccompanied homeless youth and critical research intersections such as adolescent brain science, LGBTQ youth, foster youth, pregnant and parenting youth, trauma, youth development, prevention science, and more.
- Colette (Coco) Auerswald, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Community Health and Human Development and Director, MS Program, UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program
- Barbara Broman, Director, Crosscutting Strategic Initiatives, Health and Social Development Program, American Institutes for Research
- Mark Courtney, Ph.D., Professor, School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago
- Dennis Culhane, Ph.D., Professor, Dana and Andrew Stone Chair in Social Policy, School of Social Policy & Practice, University of Pennsylvania
- Anne Fletcher, Social Science Analyst, Office of Policy Development & Research, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
- Donald Hedeker, Ph.D., Professor of Biostatistics, University of Chicago
- Eric Rice, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Southern California School of Social Work
- Chris Ringwalt, Dr.Ph., Senior Research Scientist, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center and Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE)
- John Schulenberg, Ph.D., Research Professor and Program Director, Youth and Social Issues Program, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan and President, Society for Research on Adolescence (2014-2016)
- William Snow, Community Planning and Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
- Paul Toro, Ph.D., Professor, Clinical Psychology, Wayne State University
- Malia Villegas, Ed.D., Alutiiq/Sugpiaq (Native Village of Afognak), Director, Policy Research Center, National Congress of American Indians
Working with this group of Technical Advisors, as well as other researchers, Voices of Youth Count is committed to transparency and rigor as we create and disseminate translated findings that will allow the field to build on the evidence for years to come.
Researchers are encouraged to contact Voices of Youth Count to hear more about our Technical Advisors and the research.