Stacy Norris is Project Director for the Poverty Lab. Prior to joining the Poverty Lab, was Director of Strategy and Research at Chicago Public Schools, where she managed internal applied research projects for the district and external research processes and partnerships.   Stacy has over 15 years of experience in strategic analysis, program evaluation, strategic planning, data tool development and the implementation of data-driven continuous quality improvement processes.   

Stacy has a BA in Psychology and Sociology from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, and an MA from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration.