BA in Political Science – Western Illinois University
MS in Rural Sociology – University of Missouri Columbia
Rural sociology, community and economic development, data collection, needs assessments, nonprofit management and evaluation, issues related to poverty, social determinants of health, and community well-being.
Jamie Kleinsorge, MS, is a Senior Project Coordinator at the Center for Applied Research and Engagement Systems (CARES) at the University of Missouri. Jamie has trained thousands of organizations, community professionals, government agencies, and healthcare systems on the use and application of data and GIS for community assessment, programming, and evaluation. Jamie is a doctoral student in Sociology, focusing on how communities produce, use, share, and govern data.