Kelsey D. Meagher

Kelsey D. Meagher

Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Davis

Data Ambassador, DataKind

I am a social scientist with 10 years of experience using advanced statistical/machine-learning and qualitative methods to analyze complex social and environmental issues. My research specializations include food & agriculture systems, risk perceptions and governance, and health and social inequality.

I have a PhD in Sociology, and I’m currently working as a postdoctoral researcher with Dr. Edward Spang in the Department of Food Science & Technology at UC Davis. I am also a Data Ambassador for DataKind, which provides pro bono data science consulting for mission-driven non-profits.

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Interests

  • Food & agriculture systems
  • Public health
  • Environmental sociology
  • Social inequality
  • Quantitative & qualitative methods

Education

  • PhD in Sociology, 2019

    University of California, Davis

  • MA in Sociology, 2012

    University of California, Davis

  • BA in Psychology, 2010

    University of California, Irvine

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