Graduate Certificate in Survey Research, 2015
Malaena Taylor was born and raised in the Central Coast of California and moved to Connecticut in 2009 to pursue a graduate education at UConn. She completed the Graduate Certificate in Survey Research in 2015 and is currently a PhD candidate in Sociology. Her dissertation, which she will defend in 2017, examines public opinion and television news as mediating factors in the relationship between social movements and the state.
Her favorite Survey Research courses include Advanced Quantitative Methods, Political Polling, and Project Management. She is currently working part-time as a Research Coordinator at Opinion Dynamics in Waltham, MA and will be seeking full-time employment as a Senior Analyst or Research Associate in June 2016.