Amy Salomon, Ph.D.

Senior Fellow, Center for Research and Evaluation
Amy Salomon, Ph.D., is a senior fellow at Advocates for Human Potential’s (AHP’s) Center for Research and Evaluation. Dr. Salomon has more than 30 years of experience in applied research, human service program development, public policy analysis, and knowledge product development. Her work has focused on applying research techniques and findings to improve programs and practices. Before joining AHP, Dr. Salomon was executive director of the National Center on Family Homelessness, where she led the Center’s cross-site process evaluation for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Women, Co-Occurring Disorders, and Violence Study and was the project director for a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)-funded 5-year longitudinal case-control study of risk factors for family homelessness. Her content expertise focuses on the nexus of interpersonal violence, behavioral health disorders, trauma, criminal justice, and extreme poverty in women and children. Dr. Salomon has also focused on evaluating complex multilevel change processes and the implementation of evidence-based practices in public systems serving vulnerable populations. She has special expertise in qualitative methods and implementation research, including case study, participant observation, site visits, and focus group methodologies. She received her Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research.

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