Sharon is a PhD student at the School of Social Policy and Practice, working alongside Dr. Dennis Culhane and AISP to study the implementation and application of Integrated Data Systems. She previously served as a Performance Analyst for children, youth and family programs at the Colorado Department of Human Services. In addition, Sharon worked with Colorado county partners on performance improvement efforts and completed a research fellowship analyzing adult protective services data. Sharon holds a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Denver. Prior to pursuing social work, Sharon worked as a project coordinator in the software industry and earned a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia.