Jazmine Kirkland is an Evaluation and Measurement Research Associate, having received a Master of Arts in Applied Social Research. She contributes to various research and evaluation projects using both qualitative and quantitative designs. Her experience prior to IA2 has encompassed quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods studies, systematic reviews, research synthesis, and program development and evaluation. She is well-versed in developing research and evaluation methods and statistical plans, creating and validating survey instruments, data management and analysis, and dissemination.
Most previously, Jazmine has contributed to various projects evaluating COVID-19 contact tracing, vaccine outreach, and mapping surges. Prior to COVID-19, Jazmine worked on a multi-disciplinary project dedicated to creating a comprehensive and user-friendly tool for tracking infant development across key domains. While working on the project, Jazmine contributed to scholarship about neighborhood and community impact on postpartum stress and mental health. Previous research experiences also include, but are not limited to, the impact of perceived racism, chronic stress, and allostatic load; innovative methods to improve the quality of life for older adults; and strained child-caregiver relationships.