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Kate Somerville

University of Colorado Boulder

Kate Somerville (she/her/hers) recently completed her PhD in the School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her interdisciplinary research uses public health and community psychology lenses to examine education policy issues. Specifically, Kate uses critical youth and community-engaged methods to examine issues related to youth well-being in schools. Her work on the Price of Opportunity project has included working with community partners to plan data collection activities, sharing back initial findings with community partners, and interview and focus group facilitation. She also has worked on multiple projects with the Research Hub for Youth Organizing, the Schools of Opportunity project, and the Commercialism in Education Research Unit.