Ms. Coan has 4 years of research experience in different topics including working in industrial and systems engineering, specifically in disaster relief and resilience in food banks around North Carolina. She also worked on complex trauma in adolescents, resilience in refugees, and eating disorders in black women. Ms. Coan is a co-author of Covid-19 and Binge Eating in Black Women: A Qualitative Study and has published an article on Anorexia in Black Women. She has interests in qualitative analysis, literature reviews, and motivational interviews. Ms. Coan is particularly passionate about serving underrepresented populations and creating useful, accessible, and impactful research to help these communities.
Ms. Coan graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor's in Social Work and a minor in Theatre.