Kelly Gleason

Data Science Lead - Delta 8.7

Dr Kelly Gleason is Data Science Lead for Delta 8.7 – The Alliance 8.7 Knowledge Platform at the Centre for Policy Research. In this role, she works on building online knowledge tools that encourage evidence-based policy decision-making by translating data and promoting scientific literacy in relation to modern slavery, forced labour, child labour and human trafficking.

Dr Gleason’s previous research focused on the measurement and estimation of conflict, including civil war onset and recurrence, ethnic rioting, and terrorist group network analysis, and the visualization and communications of complex data in various substantive areas.

She obtained her doctorate and Master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. She gained additional training in quantitative research methodology and computer science through the InterUniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at University of Michigan where she became an instructor, training graduate students in advanced quantitative methods and statistical programming languages.

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Survivor and Victim Support

Symposium: Protecting Children from Exploitation during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Measurement and Statistical Methods

Why Data: The Importance of Systematizing Data Capture

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Measurement and Statistical Methods

Are Pre-Departure Interventions to Prevent Human Trafficking Good Investments?

Alys McAlpine, Joelle Mak, David Fotheringhame, Ligia Kiss, Cathy Zimmerman
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Development Assistance

Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Model Toward Preventing and Eradicating Child Labour in the Agricultural Sector

World Vision
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Economics, Business Regulation and Supply Chains

Symposium: Uncovering and Eradicating Child Labour in Hidden Supply Chains

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Migration and Displacement

Vulnerability to Human Trafficking and a Framework for Anti-Trafficking Action

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