Anthony Galvan is the Director of Data Analytics at the Child Poverty Action Lab, a Dallas area nonprofit comitted to reducing Dallas’ child poverty rate by 50% within a single generation. As part of the analytics team, Anthony provides support to each of CPAL's "big bet" efforts (Benefits Delivery and Utilization; Maternal Health and Family Planning; Prenatal-to-Three Care; Affordable Housing; Criminal Justic and Incarceration; Trauma Prevention and Public Safety) with a particular focus on data collection and acquisition.
Previously, Anthony served the Dallas NNIP Partner (the Institute for Urban Policy Research at the University of Texas at Dallas) as an Associate Director with primary responsibility over quantitative projects with a focus on program evaluation and indicator development, as well as managing administrative functions within the university.
Prior to working with the Institute for Urban Policy Research, Anthony worked on the Buckeye State Poll at the Ray C. Bliss Institute for Applied Politics at the University of Akron, as well as the National Immunization Survey and the National Health Interview Survey at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. He earned a Master of Applied Politics from the University of Akron and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Austin College in Sherman, Texas.