About Us

About Us

We are a multidisciplinary team with the mission to contribute to the best practices and science of implementation, organization change, and system reinvention to improve outcomes across the spectrum of human services.
We are committed to ongoing work to dismantle racism in our practice.

Leadership & Staff

Caryn S. Ward, Ph.D.

Director
919-843-5787

Sophia Farmer, M.T.

K-12 Education Project Portfolio Lead, Implementation Specialist
540-815-8565

Ximena Franco-Jenkins, Ph.D.

Early Childhood Project Portfolio Lead, Advanced Research Scientist
919-962-7371

Rebekah Hornak, M.A.

Communications Lead, Implementation and Communications Specialist
989-708-9750
Amelia Krysinski

Amelia Krysinski

Lead Project Manager
919-966-0857

Melanie Livet, Ph.D.

Research Lead, Implementation Specialist, Assistant Professor
803-479-4322

Wendy Morgan, Ph.D.

Instructional Design Lead
919-590-9618

Megan Bookhout, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Alicia Reynolds, M.P.H.

Research Assistant
W. Oscar Fleming, Ph.D.

W. Oscar Fleming, Ph.D.

Implementation Specialist
919-962-7193
Toni Glatz

Toni Glatz

Social Research Assistant
919-966-7326
Angela Jack

Angela Jack, Ph.D.

Implementation Specialist
313-600-7654

Stephanie Kennedy, M.S.W., M.P.H.

Implementation Associate
240-418-6744

Jake Leonard, M.S.

Research Assistant
919-843-4619

Stephen McKinney

Implementation Associate
919-561-4047

Yolanda Perkins

Implementation Specialist
919-966-0448

Kathleen Ryan Jackson, D. Ed.

Implementation Specialist
919-966-7323

Sarah Wackerhagen

Research Associate
919-843-4797

Correy Watkins, M.A.

Implementation Specialist
704-902-7413
Allison Metz, Ph.D.

Allison Metz, Ph.D.

FPG Faculty Fellow
919-966-7297