Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Deleena Patton

Non-Certificate Demographic Trainee
Sociology PhD 2014

Deleena Patton is a committed educational researcher with experience in K-12 teaching, research, policy, and relationship building with community and government partners. She is an experienced data analyst specializing in data collection, analysis, evaluation, and presentation. Her doctoral research examines how early learning experiences influence the transition to K-12 education for children from diverse backgrounds. She is trained in quantitative and mixed methods interdisciplinary research and evaluation of P-20 policy interventions as part of the Collaborative Researchers for Education Sciences Training (CREST) program. Deleena earned her PhD in Sociology from the University of Washington in 2014.