Julian Quiros, MSSP+DA
Cultural studies of quantification
Critical policy studies
Child welfare policy and administration
Julian Quiros is a PhD Candidate at the School of Social Policy and Practice working alongside Dr. Ezekiel Dixon-Román. Julian received his BA in Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh and MS in Social Policy and Data Analytics from the School of Social Policy and Practice. While at the University of Pittsburgh, Julian interned in the Bronx with lawyer and community activist Ramón Jiménez, and simultaneously worked with a construction coalition which assisted people of color and the formerly incarcerated obtain gainful employment. Most recently, Julian worked at the Philadelphia Department of Human Services for nearly three years as a Data and Evaluation Associate in their Performance Management and Technology Division.
His dissertation, “The Social Formation of Administrative Data,” is the first entry into a planned multiphase study, taking a cultural studies approach to theorizing and describing the production, analysis, and dissemination of administrative data in the United States Public Child Welfare System. His dissertation is supported by the Social Science Research Council’s Data Fluencies Dissertation Research Grant, with funds provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation through Simon Fraser University.