Devin Wallace-Williams, PhD

Dr. Devin Wallace-Williams is a Senior Social Science Research Analyst with 2M Research. She has 10 years of experience as a social science professor, program evaluator, and researcher. Dr. Wallace-Williams has expertise using research and data analysis to guide policymaking and program implementation. Additionally, she has experience collaborating in social science research at the highest levels, along with experience leading successful program evaluations and making data-driven recommendations.

At 2M, Dr. Wallace-Williams serves as the technical and subject matter expert for USDA Food and Nutrition Service’s (FNS) Community Eligibility Provision Characteristics Study (CEP). She leads the efforts to write the report and communicate the findings of this study to FNS. In addition, she served as the project manager for Economic Research for Scale Development for the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Dr. Wallace-Williams led the research team in coordinating and carrying out qualitative interviews and a corresponding web survey of financial attitudes and behavior.

Before joining 2M, Dr. Wallace-Williams was a Social Science Research Analyst with the U.S. Department of Agriculture –Food and Nutrition Service, where she managed a USDA research portfolio that included $20 million in federal contracts and grants. Dr. Wallace-Williams holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Tennessee, a Master of Arts in Experimental Psychology from California State University, Northridge, and received her PhD in Psychology from Tulane University.

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