Connecting
research to action

Solutions that improve the lives of children, families, and communities.

Who We Are
About Chapin Hall

Who We Are

Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago focuses on a mission of improving the well-being of children and youth, families, and their communities.

Chapin Hall combines rigorous research methods and real-world policy expertise to accelerate the use of data and evidence in policymaking and program implementation. Longstanding partnerships with government agencies, nonprofits, and philanthropy are at the heart of our approach.

We aim for results.
Experts

Our Staff

Experts

Chapin Hall’s experts combine rigorous research with practical experience. Research experts are recognized authorities in academic disciplines including child welfare, epidemiology, psychology, social work, statistics, youth development, and more. Policy experts have deep government and community-based experience. They integrate knowledge of how systems function with research to create and sustain positive change. Many of our policy staff are trained as researchers, and many of our researchers have deep policy experience.