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  • Research Analyst, Houston Education Research Consortium

Katharine Yang Bao is a research analyst and GIS specialist at Rice University’s Houston Education Research Consortium. Her research interests span demography, migration, marketing, retailing geography and spatial analytics including GIS, spatial optimization and spatial statistics with applications in food study, public health and urban planning. She is particularly interested in the racial/ethnic and socioeconomic inequality of access to urban amenities and services. She has a Ph.D. in geography from the University of Arizona.