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Amber Peterman is an Associate Research Professor in the Department of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her work focuses on the intersection of gender and development, with an emphasis on social protection, gender-based violence and adolescent health and wellbeing. Peterman is currently affiliated with the Transfer Project and co-leads the Cash Transfer and Intimate Partner Violence collaborative. She previously worked as a Social Policy Specialist at UNICEF Office of Research—Innocenti and as a Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington DC., Kampala, and Dakar. Peterman obtained her Ph.D. in Public Policy with focus on international maternal and child health from UNC Chapel Hill.