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Elizabeth Joanne Gifford CV

Associate Research Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Sanford School of Public Policy
Duke University, Box 90545, Durham, NC 27708-0264
214 Rubenstein Hall, 302 Towerview Rd., Durham, NC 27708
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Research Interests


  • Child maltreatment
  • Children and the law
  • Education
  • Intergenerational effects of criminal justice policies

Selected Grants


IPA - Elizabeth Gifford

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center · 2019 - 2026

Accelerated Aging in Gulf War Illness: Phenotypes, Epigenetic Biomarkers and Associations with Gulf War Exposures

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2023 - 2026

Evaluating and Developing Progressive Prosecution in Durham, North Carolina

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Arnold Ventures · 2021 - 2025

Housing market activity, racial-ethnic inequality in housing insecurity and school success

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by William T. Grant Foundation · 2023 - 2024

IPA - Elizabeth Gifford

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center · 2019 - 2026

Accelerated Aging in Gulf War Illness: Phenotypes, Epigenetic Biomarkers and Associations with Gulf War Exposures

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2023 - 2026

Evaluating and Developing Progressive Prosecution in Durham, North Carolina

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Arnold Ventures · 2021 - 2025

Housing market activity, racial-ethnic inequality in housing insecurity and school success

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by William T. Grant Foundation · 2023 - 2024

Avenues for Prevention and Early Intervention to Address Child Maltreatment

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Duke Endowment · 2022 - 2024

Evaluating and Developing Progressive Prosecution in Durham, North Carolina

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies · 2021 - 2024

Evaluating and Developing Progressive Prosecution in Durham, North Carolina

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Silicon Valley Community Foundation · 2021 - 2024

Early Identification and Prevention of Child Maltreatment: Cross-Agency Processes and Outcomes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Duke Endowment · 2019 - 2022

The Intergeneration Effects of Criminal Justice Policies on Substance Use Crimes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2020

The Intergenerational Effects of the Criminal Justice System on Children's Health

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation · 2016 - 2019

Design a Randomized-Control Trial (RCT) of the Family Centered Treatment Intervention

ResearchResearch Scientist · Awarded by Family Centered Treatment Foundation · 2016 - 2017

Truancy Prevention Project

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by Department of Education · 2012 - 2016

Effects of drug treatment courts on outcomes of adults and their children

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2016

Durham Substance Use Report

Public ServicePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Durham Together for Resilient Youth · 2015 - 2015

Reducing Child Maltreatment Using Legal Interventions

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation · 2013 - 2015

Public Health Law and Child Abuse Prevention

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation · 2013 - 2013

Multilevel Modeling of Inpatient Care: Comorbid Youth

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2006 - 2009

Fellowships, Gifts, and Supported Research


Racial Inequality Research Grant: A close examination of racial inequality in foster care in Durham, NC · 2022 PI · Duke Office of Provost

External Relationships


  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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