Expanding Access to Analyses Through Youth Data Literacy and Agency

Sheryl-Ann Simpson delivered this talk on May 1, 2015 at the Institute for Social Sciences conference series Leading Research in the Social Sciences Today. Simpson is an assistant professor of human ecology at UC Davis.

Simpson’s current projects include research on the international comparison of community development organizations in immigration and settlement, and spatial analysis of urban and environmental health impacts. Her work is mainly interested in exploring the connections between government decision-making and everyday places and experiences, including the role of community development organizations in building connections between governments and residents.

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The 2015 ISS conference series showcased world-class research by social scientists across UC Davis and by top researchers from across the country. Each day of the conference focused on a unique aspect of inquiry, including people in societies, perceptions and reality and the role of social networks in decision making. This conference was co-sponsored by the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, the Davis Humanities Institute and the Center for Regional Change.