Rebecca A. London

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Rebecca A. London
Associate Professor,
University of California, Santa Cruz

Rebecca A. London is an associate professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research focuses on understanding the challenges faced by disadvantaged children and youth as well as on the ways that communities and community organizations support young people to be healthy and successful. Using both qualitative and quantitative methods, she has conducted research in multiple fields, including: K–12 and postsecondary education; health and wellness; afterschool programs; welfare reform; the digital divide; and children's living arrangements. Her research has been published in numerous journals, edited volumes, and policy briefs as well as presented at professional conferences, in community forums, and in legislative testimony. 

Publications by Rebecca A. London
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As California’s elementary schools reopen after prolonged physical closure due to COVID-19, attention to healing the school community will be essential. Although there is wide variation in the timing and formats with which schools plan to reopen, it…