Emily Mann is an associate teaching professor in the Human Services Program and a senior research associate at the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University. She received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the State University of New York at Geneseo, a Master of Science in social work (MSSW), and a PhD in social welfare from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied the effects of early intervention on delinquency prevention in the Chicago Longitudinal Study. Dr. Mann spent two years as a postdoctoral fellow in the Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP) at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and was also a National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow. Dr. Mann’s teaching focuses on child and adolescent development, social research methods, social policy, and prevention science. Her current research highlights the impacts of educational and clinical interventions on youth development, and includes several community-based program evaluations.
- Mann, E.A., Park, J.M., & McCartney, K. (2007). Preschool predictors of the need for remedial and special education. Elementary School Journal, 107, 3, 273-285.
- Mann, E.A. & Reynolds, A.J. (2006). Early intervention and juvenile delinquency prevention: Evidence from the Chicago Longitudinal Study.Social Work Research, 30, 153-167.
- Reynolds, A.J., Temple, J.A., Robertson, D.L., & Mann, E.A. (2006). Age 21 cost-benefit analysis of the Title I Chicago Child-Parent Centers. Reprinted in Modern Classics in the Economics of Education, Clive Belfield, Ed. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.
- Smokowski, P., Mann, E.A., Reynolds, A.J., & Frasier, M. (2004). Longitudinal relationships among childhood risk and protective factors and late adolescent adjustment domains: In inner city minority youth. Children and Youth Services Review, 26, 63-91.
Recent Research Reports & Program Evaluations
- Kleber, M., Mann, E.A., Gardiner, L. (2015). Newton, Massachusetts Benchmarking Success Study. Unpublished report to Mayor Setti Warren, City of Newton, MA.
- Mann, E.A., Gardinier, L., Faude, S., & Soto Viquez, A. (2013). Starting Strong: Evaluation of the Strong Start Early Intervention Program: Implications for Expansion and Replication. Unpublished report to the Barr Foundation and Family Services of Greater Boston.
- Mann, E.A., Gardinier, L., McCarthy, R., & Barrows, C. (2012). Youth Development Initiative Project (YDIP): Evaluation of Program Model and Future Recommendations. Unpublished report to the Northeastern University Public Affairs.
- February 2014 “Providing Effective Behavior Support for Teachers and Children”
- November 2013 “Me and My Bully”
- July 2013 “Beyond the Charter vs. Public School Debate: A Search for Educational Equity”
- May 2013 “Violence Prevention & the Meaning of First Responders”
- December 2012 “Student Success not just a measure of hard and soft skills”
- October 2012 “What is the mission of a school?”
- July 2012 “Student Success – More Than Just Math and Reading”
- June 2012 “Praise Still in Short Supply”