Faculty MemberEllen Unruh

Research Scientist

E-mail: eunruh@albany.edu
Telephone: (518) 442-3870

Specialization: Evaluation and Research in Human Services, Community Health Evaluation

Projects:
Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Initiative
Evaluation of CPS/DV Collocation
Kinship Navigator County Collaboration Project Evaluation
Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)

Ellen joined CHSR in 2011 to lead the CPS/DV Collocation study. Ellen has worked in a variety of research settings, including university and government evaluation departments both in the United States and Australia. Prior to coming to CHSR, Ellen served as an independent evaluation consultant in Minnesota. She has worked across topic areas including human services systems and coordination, health care access for the underserved, health improvement initiatives, and disability and mental health services. She has experience with a number of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methods, as well as skills in program planning and policy development.

Ellen received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas and completed her MSW at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.