Appointed as Program Analyst, BronxWorks


Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

PhD field of study

PhD, Sociology, New York University

Position Description

BronxWorks ( is a Bronx-based nonprofit settlement house whose mission is to improve the economic and social well-being of low-income individuals, families, and communities. From toddlers to seniors, it shelters, feeds, teaches, and supports its neighbors to build a stronger community. Major programs include children and youth programs; services for senior citizens; immigration, employment, and benefits assistance; feeding programs; eviction prevention;
and services for homeless individuals and families. Since its founding in 1972, BronxWorks has grown to operate 28 offices throughout the borough with programs currently serving 35,000 people. The Program Analyst will collect and analyze data on homeless individuals and families living in the South Bronx. Research will focus on the effectiveness of past and present methods used by care providers to move the homeless population from the streets to housing. The Program Analyst will develop and implement formal evaluation systems and conduct personal interviews with current and formerly homeless individuals. Ultimately, the fellow will create and publish a manual of research findings and recommendation for practices.