Sara Lafia

Research Investigator, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Institute for Social Research and Adjunct Lecturer In Information, School of Information
Sara   Lafia


Sara Lafia works on a NSF project, Developing Evidence-based Data Sharing and Archiving Policies, where she is analyzing curation activities and automatically detecting data citations to develop metrics for tracking the impact of data reuse. Sara's research considers issues related to research data discovery and reuse. She has a background in geographic information science, urban planning, and regenerative studies. She holds a PhD in Geography from the University of California, Santa Barbara.