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Christin Durham

Christin Durham

Research Associate I
Project manager, National TAACCCT Evaluation

Biography

Christin Durham is a research associate in the Income and Benefits Policy Center, where she conducts research and evaluation for projects related to workforce development and poverty. She is the project manager for the national evaluation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program.

Durham has conducted qualitative and quantitative research on various transfer programs, including child care subsidies, housing subsidies, Supplemental Security Income, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and the Senior Community Service Employment Program. She also works with a cross-center team providing ongoing guidance and technical assistance for Cities of Learning. Before coming to Urban, Durham served as program manager for a homeless shelter for large families in Fairfax, Virginia, and she maintains research interests related to affordable housing and homelessness.

Durham holds an MPP from George Mason University. She currently lives in Austin, Texas.