Position title: Assistant Reseacher
Phone: (608) 263-0584
Andrea Raygor, MS
UW Population Health Institute
610 Walnut Street, 911 WARF Building
Madison, WI 53726
Andrea is an Assistant 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 BS degree from Iowa State University in Sociology with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies.
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 in 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.
At the Institute, Andrea currently contributes to the following evaluation projects: Community Transformation Team (with the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps); Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP); Rape Prevention and Education Program (RPE); and Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program (SRAE). She also worked with the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety (NCCRAHS) from 2016 – 2019.
In her free time, Andrea enjoys knitting & crocheting, photography, playing video games with her partner, Mitch, and spending time with their two ferrets Furfur and Lily.