Faculty MemberBradley Watts, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist

E-mail: bwatts@albany.edu
Telephone: (518) 591-8732

Specialization: Evaluation, Labor and Employment, and Public and Private Service Program Research

Projects:
Healthy Families New York Evaluation
North American Family Institute's Youth and Police Initiative
SEED (Small Enterprise Economic Development)
Validation of the Coordinated Assessment System Tool

Brad joined CHSR in 2012 after spending over a decade conducting research projects on labor and employment issues in Michigan. He currently works on the evaluation of the Healthy Families New York (HFNY) program. HFNY is a statewide prevention program designed to improve child health, parenting, and reduce child maltreatment among at risk families. Brad is also the lead evaluator for the SEED Program. Brad’s research interests include programs and policies related to employment and entrepreneurship, as well as the evaluation, monitoring, and improvement of human service programs.

Brad received his Bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics and his Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Evaluation from Western Michigan University.