Whitney LeBoeuf, PhD

  • Senior Research Associate, Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy

  • Research Associate, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania

3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214
  • office: 215.746.8125

Whitney LeBoeuf is a Senior Research Associate with AISP and the Penn Child Research Center at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. She has contributed her expertise in social policy and quantitative methodology to research around high-priority policy questions for local, state and national policy leaders. Whitney has been involved in numerous studies using Integrated Data Systems (IDSs) to examine issues including early risks to later educational success, the educational well-being of African American boys, and the influence of homelessness and school mobility on children’s early academic and behavioral adjustment.  She is presently contributing her leadership to AISP’s project on the Educational Well-being of Children in Assisted Housing Programs. She is also serving on an AISP Innovation expert panel to develop data standards and quality criteria for IDSs funded by the Arnold Foundation. Whitney received her PhD in Education Policy from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education and her Master’s in Quantitative Methods from the University of Denver.

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