Christina Misunas

Job title: 
Berkeley Computational Social Science Fellow

Christina Misunas is a PhD student in Demography at UC Berkeley. Her research to date has focused on the intersection of gender, health, and education in low- and middle-income countries. For the past five years, she has worked with Population Council and UNICEF’s Data Analysis Unit on research around girls’ education, child marriage, and adolescent childbearing. Prior to working in research, Christina spent several years in Washington, DC, working on global advocacy and programming for sexual and reproductive health with Marie Stopes International and the Open Society Foundations. Misunas holds an MSc in Demography and Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a BA in Political Science from American University. She has worked in Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, and South Asia.


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Research interests: 

Adolescents, Fertility, Marriage, Public Health