Rivka Liss-Levinson, PhDSenior Research Manager

Rivka Liss-Levinson is Senior Research Manager at the Center for State and Local Government Excellence at ICMA-RC. In this role, Dr. Liss-Levinson works closely with the Center’s Managing Director to develop and oversee the research agenda, lead research concept development, and engage with external audiences.

Prior to joining the Center in 2018, she worked as Director of Survey Research for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), where she led the full life cycle survey design and implementation of the ASTHO Profile of State and Territorial Public Health, the pre-eminent national survey of the status of state and territorial public health in the United States. She also developed and implemented research on public health workforce planning and finance.

Before her work at ASTHO, she conducted research at the Emory University/Cornell University Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, collaborating with partners from the private and public sectors to research and evaluate workplace wellness programs.

Click here for a list of select publications by Dr. Liss-Levinson.

Dr. Liss-Levinson earned her doctorate in Applied Social Psychology from The George Washington University and her BA in Psychology from Brandeis University.

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