Kimberly Dadisman

Senior Policy and Research Manager, J-PAL North America

Kim Dadisman is a Senior Policy & Research Manager for J-PAL North America, and her work is focused on the intersection of research and policy. In this role she manages the education sector and works with staff and J-PAL researchers to generate and disseminate evidence on effective strategies to improve educational outcomes for students in North America. Kim also examines the effectiveness of the technical assistance provided to implementing partners and provides capacity building around data and evaluation. She leads J-PAL North America's affiliate engagement work.
Prior to joining J-PAL North America, Kim worked in Indonesia as the Research and Analytics lead on a governance program, where she led all monitoring, evaluation and research activities. Kim has also worked designing, directing, and managing research and evaluations on social policies and programs that impact children and families at the University of Chicago and the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Kim holds a PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.