Hanna Junus

May 18, 2021

Hanna Junus is the Research Assistant for NCCF Co-Director Sharon Lynn Kagan. Hanna earned her B.S. in Applied Psychology at New York University, during which she primarily focused on education psychology and educational interventions. She earned her M.A. in Education Policy and Social Analysis, with a specialization in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC), at Teachers College, Columbia University. Between degrees, Hanna worked inside an early childhood classroom before joining the NYC Division of Early Childhood Education’s Performance Team to … read more

Rashel Reizin

November 24, 2020

Rashel Reizin served as the Administrative Associate to NCCF Co-Director Jeanne Brooks-Gunn from 2020 until 2022. Currently, she is attending Kean University to pursue a PsyD in School and Clinical Psychology. Throughout her time at Kean, she will be completing a Doctoral Assistantship position. She graduated with her master’s degree in Developmental Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University in May of 2022. Previously, she served as a teacher and administrator at the Preschool of the Arts in Gramercy. Before coming … read more

Sarah Lazzeroni

August 17, 2015

Sarah Lazzeroni was the Administrative Manager/Research Associate to NCCF Co-Director Jeanne Brooks-Gunn from 2015 to 2020. She received her BA in Sociology and Political Science from the University of Oregon. She also earned two MS degrees from Portland State University, one in Criminology and Criminal Justice and another in Educational Leadership and Policy. Previously, she worked in student services at both the University of Oregon and Portland State. Her current research focuses on housing assistance programs, the effects of poverty … read more