Research and Policy Associate
PhD and MA, Social Policy, Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management / MPP, Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government / BA, History and English Literature, Cornell University
Cady Landa has expertise in empirical research; teaching, technical assistance, and coaching; nonprofit management; and public policy and program implementation and management. She has worked for state and local governments, local education agencies, and nonprofit agencies. Areas of expertise include safety net programs, education, Medicaid, intellectual and developmental disabilities, parenting, youth development, mental health, and public finance. Cady prefers participatory and collaborative methods and focuses on equitable, universal access to public services across difference, overcoming stereotypes, and overcoming exclusion. Her research addresses immigrants' and their children's access to public services.