Christopher King

Austin, Texas

Chris King, PhD, is a lecturer at the University of Texas at Austinā€™s LBJ School of Public Affairs and a senior research scientist at the Ray Marshall Center, which he directed from 1991 to 2014. He co-led a team that designed CareerAdvanceĀ®, Tulsaā€™s 2-Generation program, in 2008-2009 and has been evaluating the program with colleagues at Northwestern, NYU and Columbia since 2011. He co-chairs Austinā€™s 2-Generation Advisory Committee, is on the Casey Foundationā€™s Two-Generation Strategic Evidence-Building Advisory Group and leads the evaluation of the National Association of Workforce Boardsā€™ 2-Generation Initiative for the Kellogg Foundation.

Stories featuring Christopher King

A commitment to rigorous learning and evaluation is fundamental to the implementation of a two-generation (2Gen) approach so that weā€™re me...
Ascend NetworkMarch 10, 2022
This blog is part of Ascendā€™s Impact Series: stories and stats that illustrate the powerful, tangible impact a two-generation (2Gen) appro...
BlogNovember 20, 2019
Ascend Fellows are visionary leaders who come from a variety of backgrounds and bring expertise from different sectors and disciplines to the Fellowsh...
BlogApril 12, 2018
Two Generations. One Future: An Anthology from the Ascend Fellowship: Edited by Dr. Christopher King, Dr. P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, and Dr. Mario Sma...
Ascend FellowshipApril 3, 2018