Kristen Smith

Senior Research Coordinator, Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy

Kristen is the Senior Research Coordinator at AISP. She brings with her 5 years of experience with major research studies. Prior to AISP, Kristen worked at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, where she acted as a project coordinator for the Strategic Adolescent Reading Intervention. For AISP, Kristen coordinates multiple grants that fund IDS work. She was the lead coordinator for the AISP Innovation project that produced 4 expert panel reports in areas relevant to the creation of IDS. Currently, she is coordinating the AISP Learning Community initiative. Kristen earned a BS from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and an MSW from The University of Pennsylvania. Part time, Kristen works as a crisis social worker in an Emergency Room. She lives in West Philadelphia.