Tracey Lockaby

Associate Researcher

Tracey Lockaby is an Associate Researcher at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. Lockaby primarily assists with collecting, analyzing, and synthesizing qualitative data and other information to inform public and private systems’ ability to improve the lives of children, youth, and families.

Lockaby has experience in multiple and different content areas, including early childhood education, HIV/AIDS prevention and care, after school programming, women’s reproductive health, child welfare systems, aging populations, housing, and children’s mental health. Prior to joining Chapin Hall, Lockaby worked at ORC Macro where she served as primary support to the director of the site management team. There, Lockaby provided technical assistance and training to local evaluation teams around the system of care approach to serve severely emotionally disturbed children and their families. Prior to ORC Macro, Lockaby worked as a health planner with the community-based planning agencies Health Councils of West Central Florida, Inc. and Sun Coast AIDS Network, Inc.. She also worked as a researcher with the Carter Center of Emory University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Lockaby holds a Master of Science in Public Health from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Georgia Southern University.

Master of Science in Public Health, University of South Florida

Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Georgia Southern University

Baker, S., Johnson, L., Turski, K., Lockaby, T., Daley, K., Klumpner, S. (2012). Moving from Afterschool Training to the Workplace: The Second Year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate Program. Chicago: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.

Baker, S., Lockaby, T., Guterman, K., Klumpner, S. (2011). Professional Development for Afterschool Practitioners: The First Year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate Program. Chicago: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.

Baker, S., Spielberger, J., Lockaby, T., Guterman, K. (2010). Enhancing Quality in Afterschool Programs Fifth-Year Report on a Process Evaluation of Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. Chicago: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.

Spielberger, J., Lockaby, T., Mayers, L., Guterman, K. (2009). Ready for Prime Time: Implementing a Formal Afterschool Quality Improvement System by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. Chicago: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.

Spielberger, J., Lockaby, T. (2008). Palm Beach County’s Prime Time Initiative: Improving the Quality of After-School Programs. Chicago: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.

Spielberger, J., Lockaby, T. (2006). The Prime Time Initiative of Palm Beach County, Florida QIS Development Process Evaluation: Year 2 Report. Chicago: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.

Cotton, D., Sloop, K., Lockaby, T. (1999). Guide to Assessing Linkages Between Comprehensive HIV Prevention Plans and HIV Prevention Programs.

Milstein, B., Lockaby, T., Fogarty, L., Cohen, A., Cotton, D. (1998). Processes of change in the adoption of consistent condom use. Journal of Health Psychology, 3(3), 349-368.