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Adam Seth Levine
Public Health Professor at Johns Hopkins University

Adam is President and "Chief Matchmaker" of r4i. He also co-founded the organization with Jake and Don. Here's a brief bio, and here's his CV.

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Jake Bowers
Fellow at the Office of Evaluation Sciences and Political Science and Statistics Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jake is Secretary and co-founder of r4i. He's also a member of the "Board of Matchmakers".

Betsy Brunner
Communications and Engagement Director

Betsy joins us in 2021, and is the Communication and Engagement Director at the South Yuba River Citizens League in Nevada City, CA. In her previous work she studied the use of social media among environmental activists, and has always had a keen interest in institutionalizing better connections between research and practice.

Julia Carboni
Associate Professor of Public Administration and Int'l Affairs

Julia joins us in 2021, and is an Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs in the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs at Syracuse. She's also the Research Director for the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC) at the Maxwell School.

Elizabeth Day
Assistant Director for Policy Engagement at Cornell's Project 2Gen

Elizabeth Day is the Assistant Director for Policy Engagement at Cornell's Project 2Gen. With expertise in child and family public policy in the United States, she has also done some of the most cutting-edge work on how state and local policymakers value and use social science research.

Shana Kushner Gadarian
Public policy and political science professor, Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Shana is a member of our "Board of Matchmakers".

Sarah Gollust
Health Policy Professor & Head of Interdisciplinary Research Leaders, University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Sarah is a member of our "Board of Matchmakers".

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Donald P. Green
Political Science Professor at Columbia University

Don is Vice President and co-founder of r4i. He's also a member of the "Board of Matchmakers".

Hahrie Han
Political Science Professor at Johns Hopkins

Hahrie is a member of our "Board of Matchmakers".