Holly Bell, Ph.D.
Dr. Bell is a Research Associate at the Center for Social Work Research. Her professional interests include interpersonal violence, sex work and prostitution, and worker wellness.
Beth Gerlach, Ph.D., LCSW
Dr. Beth Gerlach is a research associate at the Child and Family Research Institute (CFRI) and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Her current research includes increasing the educational stability of foster youth and foster care reform.
Laura Marra, LMSW
Laura Marra is the project coordinator for the Child and Family Research Institute (CFRI) where she manages multiple projects related to child care and child welfare issues. She has completed a portfolio in applied statistical modeling and gained extensive research experience working at the Health Behavior Research and Training Institute (HBRT) at the University of Texas at Austin.
Tiffany Ryan, MSSW
Tiffany Ryan is a doctoral candidate at UT Austin’s School of Social Work. Her research interests are child and family welfare and services as they relate to homelessness, social program planning and analysis, policy analysis, and community organizing.