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Julia Silver


Research Analyst, UCLA LPPI

Julia Silver is a transdisciplinary research professional with knowledge in public policy, education, civic engagement, and sustainability. She joined LPPI in June 2021 as a Research Analyst. Julia is responsible for designing, managing, and implementing LPPI’s research in health and sustainability. Prior to working with LPPI, she served as a Researcher for Arizona State University’s (ASU) Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, where she collaborated with Latino youth to explore anti-immigrant policies and politics, subtractive schooling experiences, creative expression as a response to discrimination, and civic engagement participation. 

Trained in Critical Race Theory, Julia is particularly interested in the ways in which policy and politics intersectionally impact Latinos’ and other communities of color’s lived experiences in the U.S.. She holds a Master of Science degree in Sustainability from ASU, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Loyola Marymount University (LMU).