Emily C. Rhodes
Emily Rhodes is a Researcher at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. Her work currently focuses on helping public and private child welfare agencies use administrative data to assess and improve child welfare systems. Rhodes also has experience with quantitative and qualitative program evaluation of child welfare, youth violence prevention, and early education programs. She is currently studying a federally funded demonstration of supportive housing for families involved in the child welfare system, and conducting a cost study of a Title IV-E waiver for alternative child welfare services.
Prior to joining Chapin Hall, Rhodes contributed to internal evaluation and quality assurance of human services and criminal justice programs for state government. She also has previous experience analyzing federal policy, and has staffed policy workgroups for state and local government.
Rhodes holds a Master of Public Policy and a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy Studies from the University of Chicago.
Master of Public Policy, University of Chicago
Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago
Haight, J., Rhodes, E., Lery, B., & Thompson, D. (2017, May). Implementation findings from a housing and child welfare cross-system collaboration. Presentation to the American Public Human Services Association Summit, Baltimore, MD.
Haight, J., & Rhodes, E. (2017, June). Using administrative data to improve a foster caregiver network. Presented at meeting of the International Society for Child Indicators, Montreal, Canada.
Haight, J., & Rhodes, E. (2017, November). How Do You Know? Best Practices in Performance Measurement. The Illinois Private Child Welfare Agency Continuous Quality Improvement Conference, Urbana, IL.
Haight, J., Rhodes, E., Weiss, A. (2017). Necco Summary Report: Developing Capacity for Growth and Excellence. Chicago, IL: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.
Wulczyn, F., Rhodes, E., Weiss, A., Brooks, L. (2016). Get In Chicago Capacity Assessment: Summary Report. Chicago, IL: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.
Haight, J., Rhodes, E. (2014). Families Moving Forward Year 1: Interim Implementation Evaluation Report. Chicago, IL: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.
Spielberger, J., Baker, S., Rhodes, E. (2012). The Birth to College Collaborative: Year 1 Report of a Process Evaluation of a Birth to College Continuum of Education for Vulnerable Children. Chicago, IL: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.
Spielberger, J., Dadisman, K., Hart, B., Rhodes, E. (2012). More Time for Learning: Student Participation in Extended Day Programming at the UCCS Donoghue Campus during the 2010-11 School Year. Chicago, IL: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.
Dadisman, K., Spielberger, J., Rhodes, E. (2012). Gads Hill Center Youth Programs Baseline Evaluation Report: Club Learn, Teen Connection, and New Horizons. Chicago, IL: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.
Spielberger, J., Dadisman, K., Rhodes, E. (2011). From Birth to College: Year 2 Findings from a Process Evaluation of the University of Chicago Charter School Model. Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.