Senior Data Technician, Center for Child & Family Policy

Carmen Alban initially joined the Center for Child and Family Policy in the summer of 2019 as an intern working on the evaluation of the East Durham Children’s Initiative. She is now a Senior Program Coordinator working on the projects Reducing the Need for Out-of-home Placements: A Randomized Controlled Trial to Examine the Effects of Family Centered Treatment on Well-Being Outcomes and Public Dollar Costs, Identifying Opportunities to Prevent Child Maltreatment in the Health and Social Services Systems, and several Preschool Development Grant projects. Additionally, Carmen mentors undergraduate students interested in child and family policy through a Bass Connections project and several internships opportunities.

Carmen graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in public policy as well as minors in education and economics. She completed an honors thesis with highest distinction evaluating Duke University’s sexual assault prevention programs. She is currently in the process of earning her MBA from UNC-Chapel Hill.