Posted on December 20, 2022 by IPR -
Kelley is an analytical and collaborative social science professional with experience in qualitative and quantitative research, data collection, and analysis. Kelley currently supports projects with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).
At Westat Insight, she provides support for CMS’s State Performance Standards Implementation, Reporting and Subject Matter Expertise project, NSF’s Federal Facilities Research and Development survey project, and FNS’s SNAP Corrective Action Plans project. Her work entails qualitative and quantitative data collection, quality control checks, and designing and distributing surveys.
Earlier, Kelley was a student researcher at Christopher Newport University, exploring the definitional inconsistencies of the term “mass shooting.” She also interned at Bacon Street Youth and Family Services, aided the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank in identifying areas most at risk for food insecurity, and worked as a Registered Behavior Technician. Kelley earned a B.A. from Christopher Newport University, where she majored in sociology with concentrations in anthropology and criminology and minored in leadership studies.