Anticipated Graduation: June 2018

ji young kangProfessional and Research Interests:  Tiffany’s research incorporates racial equity into the intervention development continuum, from etiology and program development to implementation and dissemination. Her primary areas of interest are the etiology and prevention of mental health and substance use disorders and the promotion of academic achievement. Tiffany’s work is informed by experience supervising and implementing evidence-based practices in diverse communities, motivating her to build bridges between research and practice through partnerships with community organizations. For her dissertation project, Tiffany partnered with Seattle Public Schools to develop a practice-oriented data infrastructure aimed at supporting school climate reform interventions and promoting racial equity in achievement and disciplinary practices.  She is interested in teaching micro and macro practice, poverty and inequality, and research methods.