Yvonne Liu is a Senior Research Associate at the Applied Research Center, a public policy institute advancing racial justice through research, advocacy, and journalism. She has four years of experience in policy analysis and applied sociological research in the areas of healthcare, education, and urban planning.
In 2004, she helped to co-found and lead NYC Summer, a project of the Paulo Freire Institute, which trained youth activists of color. She also served as a board member on the Local Station Board of WBAI 99.5 FM, a Pacifica affiliate. Liu has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Columbia University and pursued doctoral studies in sociology at The Graduate Center, City University of New York.