Michelle Steinley-Bumgarner, M.A., has been a research associate at The University of Texas at Austin, Steve Hicks School of Social Work since 2005. She has over 20 years of experience in data analysis, collection, management, coordination, tracking, and reporting for research and program evaluation projects in the fields of child welfare, mental health, addiction, and education. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and earned her master’s degree at the University of Texas at Austin in educational psychology, focusing on quantitative methods, research design, and program evaluation.