Master of Public Policy from Brandeis University, Master of Social Welfare from UCLA
Areas of Interest:Improve Health Outcomes for Young Adults, Interventions to Increase Access to Empoyment, Reduce Wage Disparities
Skye Allmang is a fifth-year PhD student in the Department of Social Welfare at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She holds a Master of Public Policy from Brandeis University and a Master of Social Welfare from UCLA. Prior to starting the PhD program, Skye worked as a project coordinator for a job-training program at a nonprofit in Southern California. Her research interests center around youth employment issues, with a particular interest in addressing barriers to employment, such as mental health issues and juvenile justice system involvement. She is currently a Hilton Scholar at the WORLD Policy Analysis Center, and is working on a research project that compares legislative protections for employer-provided job-training across 193 countries. Her dissertation is on the association between precarious employment and long-term health outcomes for young adults in the United States.