Rebecca Joy Norlander


Human Science, Education, Cultural Studies, Human Rights, Social Science

Rebecca is a researcher at Knology with a background in qualitative research design and expertise in human rights education. She leads Knology's Culture research, which focuses on the ways that cultural participation and practices advance social good. Using her doctorate in Human Science, she combines theory and practice to explore how people work to change structural norms and advance rights-based systems. She also serves on the National Library of Medicine Training and Education Center Advisory Board, supporting the National Institutes of Health All of Us research program. Her current research interests focus on developing health education resources and strategies for informal education settings. Previously, Rebecca's professional experience has included working with the American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty International, Digital Democracy, Human Rights Educators USA, and the Japan International Cooperation Agency.

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