Research Council

The Research Council includes the leading national scholars in the field of homelessness. This esteemed group of academics and researchers guide the research agenda of the Homelessness Research Institute – the research arm of the Alliance.

The Research Council is comprised of leading academics and researchers in the fields of homelessness and housing. The purpose of the council is to cultivate a stronger connection between policy and research, explore new areas of research, and to identify gaps in knowledge.

Dennis Culhane, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Samantha Batko
National Alliance to End Homelessness
Homelessness Research Institute

Martha R. Burt, Ph.D
Urban Institute

Mark Courtney, Ph.D.
University of Chicago

Mary K. Cunningham
Urban Institute

Jill Khadduri, Ph.D.
Abt Associates

Stefan Kertesz, M.D., M.Sc.
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Norweeta Milburn, Ph.D.
University of California – Los Angeles

Brendan O’Flaherty, Ph.D.
Columbia University

Deborah Padgett, Ph.D.
New York University

James Riccio, Ph.D.

Debra Rog, Ph.D.

Judith Samuels, Ph.D.
New York University

Mary Beth Shinn, Ph.D
Vanderbilt Peabody College of Education and Human Development

Paul Toro, Ph.D
Wayne State University, Department of Psychology

Suzanne Wenzel, Ph.D.
University of Southern California


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