The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Delia Kimbrel

Delia Kimbrel, PhD'18, Research Associate

Before coming to Heller, Ms. Kimbrel worked in the nonprofit field as an advocate for families in crisis and escaping domestic abuse. While at Heller, she has worked for IASP on several projects researching and evaluating asset attainment by low-income families in Massachusetts. 

In 2009, she was named a Harvard Kennedy School of Government Rappaport Public Policy Fellow and conducted research on the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program at the Mass. Department of Housing and Community Development.

She is currently working with IASP and the John T. Gorman Foundation on an assessment to illuminate the successes and challenges of the existing FSS model at Bangor Housing Authority.

Ms. Kimbrel holds a BA in Sociology from the University of Kansas and a PhD in Social Policy from the Heller School.

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