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Jenny Afkinich (she/her/hers)

Postdoctoral Scholar in Implementation Practice

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Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building

325 Pittsboro Street

Campus Box 3550

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

O: 803-230-7259

Jenny Afkinich is a Postdoctoral Scholar in Implementation Practice in the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jenny focuses on equity in implementation research and practice. Jenny also has an interest in decision-making in human services systems, particularly within the criminal legal contexts. In her prior position as a Lead Research Analyst with the University of Maryland School of Social Work’s Institute of Innovation and Implementation, Jenny focused on implementation within early childhood settings. She currently serves as a co-lead of the Policing Working Group with the Social Work Grand Challenge to Promote Smart Decarceration. Jenny has a Bachelor of Arts from Wofford College, a Masters in Social Work from the University of South Carolina, and a Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Maryland.

Primary Program

Collaborative for Implementation Practice