Natalie D. Hengstebeck is a postdoctoral fellow for the Research Triangle Chapter of the Scholars Strategy Network. She is based at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. Natalie earned her PhD in human development and family studies and research methodology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Previously, Natalie studied psychology; sociology; communications and media studies; and professional writing at DePaul University. In addition to working as a Fulbright research fellow in the sociology department at Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam in the Netherlands, she has worked at the SAS Institute, RAND Corporation, and the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families.