Day Leong

Anne Day Leong

Part-Time Instructor, Boston University
SRCD/AAAS Policy Fellow, National Institutes of Health

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About Anne

Leong’s area of expertise include social work with children and families, social services for immigrant families, domestic violence, child maltreatment, and early childhood. Much of her work focuses on developing policy level solutions to agency level challenges in the social services system. Leong has worked extensively on the clinical level with homeless survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking. At the policy level, Leong has focused on public services for children and immigrant families including Head Start preschools, and the child welfare system.

In the News

Quoted by Sean Mulkerrin in "Analysis: No Quick Fix for Growing Student Poverty," The Altamont Enterprise, November 30, 2017.
Opinion: "Both Clinton and Trump are Getting It Wrong on Child Care," Anne Day Leong, The Hill, September 16, 2016.
Opinion: "The Not-so-Subtle Racism in American Politics," Anne Day Leong, The Hill, July 12, 2016.
Regular contributions by Anne Day Leong to The Hill.
Opinion: "Is Head Start Worth the Price?," Anne Day Leong, The Hill, May 10, 2016.


"Assessing the Cross-Cultural Reliability and Validity of a Measure of Parent Satisfaction Among Head Start Caregivers" Journal of Family Strengths 14, no. 1 (2015): 1-18.

Highlights the strengths of the Parent Satisfaction in Educational Experiences Scale (PSEE) in assessing caregiver satisfaction among immigrant families while drawing attention to the need for further research into validating the PSEE among male caregivers.