Marin Christensen is a research associate for the survey research team at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute.
Christensen’s background includes community outreach, research and analysis on policies regarding child care and early childhood education, law enforcement outreach efforts towards refugees, historically-marginalized communities and overdose prevention. Recent projects at the institute include conducting focus groups of Utah women regarding their participation in the economy, surveying convention participants for economic impact analyses of visitors to Salt Lake County and analyzing qualitative data of local business and community leaders for the Gardner Policy Institute’s Informed Decisions project.
Christensen earned her M.S. in Human Development and Social Policy from the University of Utah and enjoys serving as a board member of her local community council.