Andrea Raygor, MS
UW Population Health Institute
610 Walnut Street, 930 WARF Building
Madison, WI 53726
Andrea Raygor is an Assistant Researcher conducting evaluation work on the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety. NCCRAHS, funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), focuses exclusively on improving the safety and health of children who live on, work on, or visit agricultural settings.
Prior to joining the UW Population Health Institute in the Fall of 2016, Andrea received a M.S. degree in Sociology from Iowa State University of Science and Technology. She also holds a B.S. degree from Iowa State University in Sociology with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies.
For the duration of her graduate studies, Andrea worked on evaluation projects with a focus on education with the Research Institute for Studies in Education (RISE) and has experience with both quantitative and qualitative data analysis and report writing.
Her thesis work focused on social-psychological motivations that influence a consumer’s intention to purchase locally grown or produced food rather than non-local food. Andrea’s other interests include gendered social dimensions and inequality, alternative agriculture, food systems, and environmental sustainability.