The Guardian| June 2023
The Guardian's Guns and Lies series covered a study I'm co-leading with UCLA graduate student Taylor Reed, about young Black and Latinx gun violence prevention organizers' negative experiences within the movement. We presented our findings at the Society for Social Work Research conference, describing how youth report “being tokenized, silencing of racially conscious organizing and expectation to educate white peers on racism”.
LAist, Daily Bruin | Spring 2023
Quoted in LAist and UCLA's Daily Bruin newspaper about the results of the UC-wide research study conducted by student organization Survivors + Allies.
Daily Bruin Article: "UC sexual violence survivors face inadequate support, survey finds"
Center for the Study of Women Blog | February 2023
A student organization I co-founded, Survivors + Allies, presented our research findings at the Society for Social Work Research conference. Survivors + Allies launched the survey — which garnered 1,250 responses from undergraduate and graduate students across all 10 UCs — in response to the UC’s lack of data on where students were seeking support for experiences of sexual violence, including both on- and off-campus, as well as students’ evaluation of resources offered by the UCs.
The Conversation | October 2022
Immigration is a core issue for many voters in the 2022 midterm elections. We are a team of scholars and students across disciplines and universities researching immigrant youths’ civic development – and we think it’simportant to recognize that young immigrants are also playing a key role in galvanizing older immigrants to vote, primarily by connecting with them via social media.
Society for Research on Adolescence Blog | October 2020
Alongside the devastating impacts of COVID-19 on people’s lives and livelihoods, academia has had to adjust to a new world where in-person research may not be possible in the near future. Social media is a promising option for research with adolescents. However, this type of research presents special ethical considerations.
How do Ashoka social entrepreneurs create change at a systems level? This article uses the results of the 2018 Global Fellows Study to explore how social entrepreneurs create systems change through independent replication, mindset shift, policy change, and market change.