Director of Research and Development
Kristin Medlin oversees Collaboratory’s research and development efforts that support, promote, and enhance the field of study related to community engagement and socially effective impact across all sectors. She works to raise awareness about the value of community engagement data and the imperative to develop a data culture, and helps build systems and structures for data access, analysis, and use. Prior to jumping into the corporate sector, Medlin served as the communications and partnerships manager in the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro. Medlin’s scholarly work explores technology-assisted engagement, cross-sector partnerships, and tracking and assessment of community engagement. Medlin holds master’s degrees from UNC Greensboro in public affairs and in educational research, assessment, and evaluation.