Jasmina Camo-Biogradlija possesses strong analytical skills, experience in community engagement and management, and a core belief that education and research can contribute to stronger communities and the common good.
As an affiliated consultant, Dr. Camo-Biogradlija, works on the evaluation of the U.S. pilot of the Teen Connect training program for parents, aimed at addressing permanency for teens and improving parent efficacy for foster and birth families. The project, funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is specifically examining the adaptations necessary for the model to address U.S. racial and ethnic diversity.
Her prior research with PPA included an evaluation of Title II contracts for the Michigan Committee on Juvenile Justice and contributing to the data and evaluation team supporting economic and community development in Battle Creek through the BC Vision project. She has also been engaged in the evaluation of Department of Labor Workforce Innovation Fund grants.
She holds a Ph.D. in educational leadership from Eastern Michigan University, a master of public policy degree from Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and bachelors’ degrees in English language and literature, and Spanish language and culture from the University of Michigan.