BA in Sociology and Gender & Women's Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Areas of Interest:Carceral Policies, Community Organizing, Field Experiments, Political Psychology, Racial Attitude Change, White Political Attitudes
Kristen Brock-Petroshius is a fourth year doctoral student in Social Welfare. She studies political social work with a focus on community organizing, racial and ethnic politics, and political psychology. She uses both quantitative and qualitative methods, including field experiments. Her community engaged scholarship explores methods to change dominant racial and political attitudes in predominantly white communities within the United States.
Kristen is an affiliate of the UCLA Race, Ethnicity, Politics & Society Lab and Marvin Hoffenberg Fellow in American Politics & Public Policy. She received her BA in Sociology with a minor in Gender Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and her Masters of Social Work (MSW) from the University of California, Los Angeles.
You can learn more about her work here: www.kristenbrockpetroshius.com.