Sandra Tang

TITLE: Assistant Research Scientist

Sandra Tang is an Assistant Research Scientist at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. She splits her time working on the Maternal Infant Health Program with the Youth Policy Lab and education and data sharing projects at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. Sandra has over a decade of experience working with colleagues across disciplines in academic, applied, and policy research settings. Her main research interests focus on a) understanding how to promote children’s positive developmental and educational outcomes, particularly for those who are at higher risk of poor outcomes, and b) how to responsibly use data to expand knowledge and improve people’s lives. Sandra earned her PhD in Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology from Boston College where she was a Diversity Fellow, and completed an NICHD postdoctoral fellowship in Developmental Psychology at the University of Michigan.