Mage specializes in the implementation of programs affecting low-income families. In this role, she assesses the feasibility of the research, collaborates with providers and partners on program design, and manages the start-up and day-to-day details of projects at the site level. Her current work includes site engagement for Procedural Justice Informed Alternatives to Contempt, a project that seeks to improve parent engagement with the child support system by increasing parents’ confidence in the agency’s processes. Mage has also served as an implementation researcher for several MDRC evaluations of programs focusing on “disconnected” young adults. She holds an MSW from the University of North Carolina School of Social Work.