Research Coordinator

Marissa has worked for the last fifteen years integrating policy, community organizing, and participatory research in her work. Her work has continually focused on integrating the voices of vulnerable communities into the research and policy arenas. Her previous projects include working with NGOs on the U.S./Mexico border, working with youth in immigrant communities, and doing policy and research work in various settings. Marissa earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UT Austin and an MPA from the UW Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs.