Indianapolis, IN 46204
Since joining the IU Public Policy Institute (formerly Center for Urban Policy and the Environment) in 2000, Rachel Thelin has assisted a variety of nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies with program evaluation, survey design and implementation (including online surveys), and primary and secondary data collection and analysis. She has applied her research skills in a number of areas, including traffic safety, quality of life issues, criminal justice program assessment, reentry program evaluation, the impact of faith–based organizations, and civic literacy.
Agencies and organizations she has worked with while at PPI include the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, Indiana Department of Education, Project Safe Neighborhoods, City of Indianapolis, Indiana Latino Institute, Ford Foundation, Indy Reads, and Young Audiences.
Thelin holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Goshen College and a master’s degree in international studies from the University of Denver.