Alexandra TroutResearch Professor
Ph.D., Special Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2003
M.A., Special Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1999
B.A., Arts and Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1997
Alex Trout is a research professor and the co-director at the Academy for Child and Family Well Being. She has extensive experience working with programs and interventions for children, youth, and their families with or at-risk of developing emotional and behavioral disorders.
After working in the public schools, and as an assistant professor in the department of special education at the University of Iowa, Alex has spent the past several years working on a research partnership with Boys Town to develop and evaluate programs to meet the aftercare needs of families and youth in out-of-home care. Her current research is funded by the Department of Education's Institute for Educational Sciences.