Leanne Giordono completed her PhD student in the School of Public Policy at OSU in 2018. Her graduate studies are focused on the policy and governance changes related to employment services and supports for adults with intellectual and developmental disability. She received her MPA from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School (2000) and subsequently spent almost fifteen years conducting program evaluation and applied research for public agencies and non-profit organizations until her return to graduate school in 2014. She is currently a postdoctoral scholar at OSU in the School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences.