Anne Marie Brady is a program officer and fellow in the GMF Cities program. Prior to joining GMF, Brady was a research analyst at the City University of New York (CUNY) where she led a research project that explored the effect targeted support interventions have on increasing access to and success in higher education for foster care youth. Brady has investigated people’s everyday experiences of poverty and social exclusion through research she has done with the Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) and LSE Housing and Communities at the London School of Economics (LSE). In addition, she has worked in Washington, DC for Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF) analyzing U.S. social housing policies (Section 8, Section 202, LIHTC).
Brady obtained a PhD from the Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics. Her dissertation work explored the role of active labor market policies in assisting Unemployment Benefit II recipients (the long-term unemployed) integrate into the regular labor market under Germany’s Hartz IV welfare reforms. She is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service of NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
In addition to holding a PhD from the LSE, Brady has a B.A. in History and German from Creighton University, an M.A. in Medieval History from Fordham University and an M.Sc. in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics (LSE).