Soledad De Gregorio, Ph.D., is an Associate at Abt Associates. Her research uses quantitative and qualitative methods to examine social policy, particularly homelessness, housing, and education. Her recent work has examined homelessness within schools, rental households in Los Angeles, and rental assistance programs. Her research has been published in Educational Researcher and The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
Prior to joining Abt Associates, De Gregorio was a postdoctoral research scholar at the USC’s Sol Price Center for Social Innovation. She earned her Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management from the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and a master’s degree in Public Policy from UCLA. She has experience working as a consultant for the World Bank and in the nonprofit sector developing programs with disadvantaged communities in Latin America.