Diana Epstein, Segal Fellow

Diana Epstein

2006 AmeriCorps Alum Segal Fellow

Diana Epstein grew up in California, majored in applied math-biology at Brown University, and then served in the AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) for two years as a corps member and team leader at the Charleston campus. After her AmeriCorps service she earned an MPP at UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy and a PhD in policy analysis at the Pardee RAND graduate school, where her doctoral dissertation examined the long-term impacts of AmeriCorps service on participants. She previously worked as a researcher and program evaluator at Abt Associates, the Center for American Progress, and the American Institutes for Research before becoming a research and evaluation manager at the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). She is now the Evidence Team Lead at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), where she is working to strengthen evidence-based policy making throughout the Federal government.