Sherry Hao

Research Assistant

Sherry offers extensive experience working directly with marginalized communities, particularly with youth and Asian/Pacific Islander populations, around the issue of violence prevention and homelessness. She is well-versed in a variety of qualitative and quantitative research methods, with experience conducting literature reviews, surveys, and interviews, analyzing primary and secondary data using SPSS and ATLAS.ti, preparing human subjects protocol applications, and coordinating a participatory action research approach.

Previously, Sherry was a program quality specialist at Wind Youth Services, which works to support youth experiencing homelessness. She has worked as a research assistant for several other direct service providers and university-based researchers, whose areas of focus include domestic violence and sexual assault intervention, academic achievement, violence prevention, and homelessness among young adults. In her free time, Sherry enjoys experiencing live music, reading, exploring outside, and cooking curries.

Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Community/Applied Cultural Psychology, California State University, Sacramento
Areas of Expertise
  • Behavioral Health
  • Housing + Community Development
  • Intimate Partner Violence