Advisor: Dr. Celina Su, Dr. Roger Hart, Dr. Martin Ruck
Jennifer Tang is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Environmental Psychology program, working on issues related to the promotion of children’s participation and participatory democracy. She holds a Master’s Degree in Human Security and Peacebuilding from Royal Roads University in Canada. Currently, her work is focused on children’s participation in community and municipal level governance. She has taught courses in Human Development, Human Sexuality, and the Psychology of Sex and Gender Roles at Hunter College and the Pratt Institute. Currently, she is a Research Associate at the Children’s Environments Research Group and a Writing Fellow at Hunter College in New York City.
Research Interests: Children’s rights, children’s participation, community governance, participatory democracy, young people’s political engagement, young people and social movements, children in urban settings, child-friendly research methods, participatory research, participatory action research, tools and technologies for democratic participation (ICT4G)