Natalie Cholula, Doctoral Research Assistant
Natalie is a graduate student in the sociology department specializing in crime, law, and deviance at Portland State University. Her previous research experience ranges in disciplines and includes Latinx youth mental health, immigrants and criminalization, and policing practices. Natalie uses both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
Denise Hernandez, Graduate Research Assistant
Denise received her master’s degree in sociology from San Diego State University, where she conducted qualitative research on the effects of parental incarceration on teenagers. She currently works with child welfare–involved youth and their families to create individualized plans and ensure their voices are heard. Her research, personal experiences with the justice system, and casework have led her to pursuing research and policy work with Evident Change.
Daniel Sintim, Doctoral Research Assistant
Daniel is a third-year PhD student in social welfare at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with research interest in policies and programs to prevent child abuse and neglect. He will be working with the Evident Change research team.
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