Nnenia Campbell

Year Graduated

2016 with PhD


Nnenia Campbell is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado Boulder and current member of the of the American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program. She holds BA and MA degrees in sociology from the University of Central Florida. Campbell is trained in both basic research and evaluation, and was a recipient of the American Evaluation Association’s 2012-2013 Graduate Education Diversity Internship, a competitive program focused on training early-career evaluators in culturally responsive evaluation methods. She is skilled in conducting research and evaluation across racially and ethnically diverse settings, and brings an inclusive perspective to instrument design, data analysis, and stakeholder engagement. She has experience with survey methods and basic quantitative analysis as well as qualitative interview methods and content analysis. Campbell’s dissertation research focuses on disaster impacts and recovery among community-dwelling older adults. Using in-depth interviews with seniors affected by the 2013 Colorado Floods and representatives of senior-serving organizations, her work explores the role of social capital, community context, and organizational capacity in shaping disaster outcomes in later stages of the life course.