Health Equity Lecture Series — No Equity Without Sovereignty: Intersections of Indigenous Health and Data

Friday, May 6, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


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  • Desi Small-Rodriguez, PhD

Desi Small-Rodriguez
Desi Small-Rodriguez, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and American Indian Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. As a social demographer, she applies critical quantitative and mixed methods to research at the intersection of race, indigeneity, data, and inequality. An indigenous woman (Northern Cheyenne and Chicana), Small-Rodriguez specializes in survey research in partnership with Indigenous communities and other marginalized populations. She grounds her research in Indigenous studies, sociology of race and ethnicity, political sociology, sociology of knowledge, critical demography, health policy research, and science and technology studies. She directs the Data Warriors Lab, which is an Indigenous social science laboratory that connects researchers, students and Indigenous communities to build data that support "strong self-determined Indigenous futures."