- PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- BS, Human Development, Cornell University
With a transdisciplinary background in clinical psychology, law and public health, Natasha Latzman has more than 15 years’ experience conducting applied research with vulnerable populations, including justice- and child-welfare involved youth. Dr. Latzman has authored more than 80 publications and presentations that span the areas of child maltreatment, human trafficking, adolescent dating and sexual violence, child psychopathology, and violence risk assessment. She is skilled with both qualitative and quantitative research methods, including survey development and administration, secondary analysis of large datasets, systematic reviews, and evaluation research designed to assess the extent of program or policy impact.
Before joining RTI, Dr. Latzman was a behavioral scientist at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), where she served as a subject matter expert in child maltreatment and adolescent dating violence.