Associate Director of Policy, J-PAL North America
Kim Dadisman is the Associate Director of Policy for J-PAL North America. In this role she works with researchers, policymakers and J-PAL staff to disseminate evidence from randomized evaluations and promote evidence informed policy on effective strategies to improve outcomes for those experiencing poverty in North America. Kim also leads J-PAL North America's efforts to expand evidence-based tutoring to tens of thousands of low-income students across the United States. These efforts have resulted in legislative changes that have allocated hundreds of millions of dollars to tutoring.
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.