Sean Grant



Senior Research Fellow

Sean Grant is a 3ie senior research fellow with nearly a decade of experience in evidence synthesis, research transparency, and intervention science. Dr Grant's work aims to advance the credibility of intervention research and its utility for supporting evidence-based policy and practice. He primarily focuses on interventions for behavioral health, though he is interested in intervention research across the behavioral, social, and health sciences.

Dr Grant is an assistant professor in the Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences at the Indiana University’s Richard M Fairbanks School of Public Health. He completed his doctorate in social intervention as a Clarendon Scholar at the Centre for Evidence-Based Intervention, University of Oxford. Prior to joining Indiana University, he spent several years as a behavioral and social scientist at the RAND Corporation, a faculty member at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, and an adjunct lecturer at Loyola Marymount University. He is an inaugural recipient of the Leamer-Rosenthal Prize for Emerging Researchers in Open Social Science and is a lead developer of the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials Statement for Social and Psychological Interventions (CONSORT-SPI).

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