Helen Behnke-Hanson works across the Education Lab’s research initiatives, including coordinating with Chicago Public Schools and managing special projects with the District. In her previous role on the Crime and Education Labs’ Data Partnerships team, she negotiated and managed datasharing agreements with City, State, and nonprofit agencies.

Before joining the Crime and Education Labs, Helen worked in grants administration for Chapin Hall Center for Children and the Delta Institute. She holds a BA in English and an MS in Analytics from the University of Chicago.