Danielle Groton earned her Ph.D. in Social Work and MSW and MPA from Florida State University. While residing in Tallahassee, Dr. Groton worked on program evaluations for non-profits and assisted with coordination and training for the biennial Homeless Point in Time count for the Big Bend region. She has worked in homeless services in various capacities, from case management, event coordination, to data management and administration in emergency and transitional housing. Dr. Groton’s area of expertise is on homelessness and housing, particularly related to women experiencing homelessness. Her secondary area of research focuses on housing placement for youth survivors of trafficking.