Policy Advocate, Budget & Tax Center
Amber Moodie-Dyer joined the Budget & Tax Center as a Policy Advocate in April 2013. Prior to joining BTC, Amber worked as an Assistant Professor in Social Work at The Ohio State University where she taught courses on social justice, community development, and poverty. Amber’s previous research focused on access to quality early education for low-income families, non-profit service systems, social welfare policy, and neighborhood revitalization. Prior to her work in academia, Amber worked as a community organizer for agencies in Missouri and Minnesota on issues such as neighborhood vitality, substance abuse prevention, and promoting access to high quality, affordable child care. Amber received a PhD in Social Work from the University of Missouri, an MSW from The Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, and a BS in Psychology from Missouri State University.