Position title: Evaluation Researcher
Phone: (608) 263-0584
Andrea Raygor, MS
UW Population Health Institute
610 Walnut Street, 911 WARF Building
Madison, WI 53726
Andrea is an Evaluation Researcher with the Population Health Institute Evaluation Group. She received her master’s degree in Sociology from Iowa State University of Science and Technology in 2016. She also holds a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University in Sociology with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies.
Andrea currently contributes to the following evaluation projects at the Institute: Wisconsin Family Foundations Home Visiting Program (FFHV), Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP), and Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program (SRAE).
Past evaluation contributions and/or partners include the Community Transformation Team (with the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps), the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety (NCCRAHS), and the Rape Prevention and Education Program (RPE).
Prior to joining the Institute, Andrea’s research at Iowa State University focused on social-psychological motivations that influence a consumer’s intention to purchase locally grown or produced food. Andrea also worked in program evaluation at the School of Education, serving to enhance PK-20 education programs across Iowa. Her other research interests include data visualization, gendered social dimensions and inequality, adolescent health and pregnancy prevention, alternative agriculture/food systems, and environmental sustainability.
In her free time, Andrea enjoys knitting & crocheting, photography, playing video games with her partner, Mitch, and spending time with their pet ferrets.