Education: B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Megan Juelfs is the senior associate director for research at the Office of Research Services. In this capacity she supports the full research cycle for faculty. She brings a variety of qualitative and quantitative skills, including building datasets, creating interview schedule, coding textual data, conducting statistical analysis, and writing.
Prior to joining Darden, she worked in a variety of capacities including as an interviewer for a nation-wide parenting study, as a data analyst using demographic and poverty data, and as a project lead planning and implementing community-based participatory research about neighborhood thriving, among other project. Her doctorate is in Sociology, and she has more than 15 years of experience in data collection and measurement, analysis, and presentation.
Publications and Datasets:
Fairchild, Gregory, Young Kim, Megan Juelfs, and Aron Betru. Forthcoming. "Good Money after Bad? The Comparative Efficiency and Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs)" Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship.
Reports and Thought Leadership:
Juelfs, Megan. 2019. "Areas of Opportunity in Opportunity Zones." Ideas to Action. October 22.
Juelfs, Megan. 2014. "Low Wage Workers." Census Brief, Issue #4. Demographics Research Group. Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service. University of Virginia.
Rorem, Anna and Megan Juelfs. 2014. New Insights on Childhood Poverty: A Deeper Look into the Results from the Virginia Poverty Measure. Demographics Research Group. Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service. University of Virginia.
Bowman, Carl Desportes. 2012. Culture of American Families: A National Survey. Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, University of Virginia.
Dill, Jeffrey. 2012. Culture of American Families: Interview Report. Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, University of Virginia.