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Mikaela Zimmerman



Mikaela completed her Bachelor's degree in Sociology with focuses in race/ethnic relations and gender/sexuality at The Pennsylvania State University in 2017. She completed her Master's degree in Sociology at West Virginia University in 2019; her thesis studied interparticipant connection in facilitated dialogue and advocated for implicating facilitation techniques in governmental relations and policy creation. She is a fifth-year doctoral student in the Sociology and Anthropology Department and is researching rural politics. Her current research interests include race, gender, public policy, social problems, and political sociology.