Ezekiel Dixon-Román, PhD
Ezekiel Dixon-Román is Associate Professor in the School of Social Policy & Practice and chair of the data analytics for social policy certificate program. He maintains a program of research that rethinks and reconceptualizes the technologies of quantification from a critical theoretical lens (broadly conceived), and author of the newly released Inheriting Possibility: Social Reproduction and Quantification in Education (2017, University of Minnesota Press).
Ama Nyame-Mensah, MA
Ama Nyame-Mensah is a PhD Candidate in the Social Welfare program at the School of Social Policy and Practice. Her research interests are: the critical study of culture and context, their interconnections, and the role these phenomena play in constructing, regulating, and constricting difference; and intersection of intervention research and experiential learning, with a focus on contexts, environments, and interventions that improve the educational, economic, and health well-being of diverse (youth and adult) populations.
Dan Treglia, PhD, MPP
Dan Treglia is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Social Policy & Practice. His work focuses on causes and policy solutions of homelessness, with a focus on street homelessness, veterans, and the role of protective factors like social support and positive psychological capital.