Cady Landa - Research Specialist

Cady Landa


Cady Landa, Research Specialist

The Children & Family Research Center
School of Social Work, University of Illinois
1010 W. Nevada, Suite 2080
Urbana, IL 61801



Educational/Professional Background
Cady Landa has a Ph.D. in Social Policy from Brandeis University Heller School for Social Policy and Management and an M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Dr. Landa has a background in public policy- and program-related research, public policy development, teaching, and non-profit management.

Research/Practice Interests
Dr. Landa’s overarching interest is in developing public policies and programs that support the well-being of families, children, youth, and parents. Her current interests include immigrant families, children and youth with special needs, the transition of youth to adult status, equity and inclusion, and how services can be delivered in ways that promote stakeholder coordination, client participation, and individualization.



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