Yulia Shenderovich

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B.A. in political science and international relations, journalism and mass communication, American University in Bulgaria; M.Phil. in evidence-based social intervention, University of Oxford; Ph.D. in criminology, University of Cambridge


Yulia Shenderovich is an analyst at RAND Europe working on education and health topics, with a focus on impact and process evaluations. Her research interests relate to mental health, violence prevention, child development and education. 

Prior to joining RAND, she worked on an evaluation of a parent support programme in South Africa as part of an international collaboration between university researchers, the South African government, and non-governmental organisations including the World Health Organization and UNICEF.

Concurrent Non-RAND Positions

Selected Publications

Shenderovich, Y., Eisner, M., Cluver, L., Doubt, J., Berezin, M., Majokweni, S., & Murray, A. L., "What affects attendance and engagement in a parenting program in South Africa?" Prevention Science, 19(7), 2018

Cluver, L. D., Meinck, F., Steinert, J. I., Shenderovich, Y., et al., "Parenting for Lifelong Health: a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial of a non-commercialised parenting programme for adolescents and their families in South Africa," BMJ Global Health, 3(1), 2018

Murray, J., Shenderovich, Y., Gardner, F., Mikton, C., Derzon, J. H., Liu, J., & Eisner, M., "Risk factors for antisocial behavior in low-and middle-income countries: A systematic review of longitudinal studies," Crime and Justice, 47(1), 2018

Steinert, J.I., Movsisyan, A., Zenker, J., Filipiak, U., Cluver, L., & Shenderovich, Y., "Saving promotion interventions for improving savings behavior and reducing poverty in low-and middle-income countries: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis," World Development, 104, 2018

Cluver, L., Meinck, F., Shenderovich, Y., et al., "A parenting programme to prevent abuse of adolescents in South Africa: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial," Trials, 17(1), 2016

Shenderovich, Y., Eisner, M., Mikton, C., Gardner, F., Liu, J., & Murray, J., "Methods for conducting systematic reviews of risk factors in low-and middle-income countries," BMC Medical Research Methodology, 16(32), 2016

Shenderovich, Y., Thurston, A., & Miller, S. , "Cross-age tutoring in kindergarten and elementary school settings: A systematic review and meta-analysis," International Journal of Educational Research, 76, 2016

Higginson, A., Benier, K., Shenderovich, Y., Bedford, L., Mazerolle, L., & Murray, J., Youth gang violence and preventative measures in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review, Campbell Collaboration, 2016


Russian; Bulgarian