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Sharon Young

Program Manager, Office of Undergraduate Research
Department(s): Research and Economic Development
Office: CDC-01 105
Mail Code: 5016
Phone: 702-895-2367
Email: sharon.young@unlv.edu

Biography

Sharon Young joined the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) as the Program Manager in 2015. Prior to joining OUR, she held student leadership positions in UNLV’s graduate student government as the Vice President, and subsequently the President of the Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA). As part of her participation in the GPSA she was heavily involved in the promotion and support of student research at UNLV. Young’s own research focusing on maternal reproductive health has been highlighted in university, local, and national media outlets. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of California, Riverside, and a Ph.D. in anthropology from UNLV.