Olivia Burke

Olivia Burke

  • Ph.D. Student

Office Location

Ridley Hall 225
405 Emmett Street 
Charlottesville, VA 22903


Prior to pursuing her doctorate, Olivia Burke spent time working as a data analyst for an education-focused nonprofit. Her current work focuses on best practices for Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) facilitation. She hopes to promote the use of YPAR methods and amplify community and youth voice in academic research.


M.Ed., University of Virginia, 2022
B.S.Ed., University of Virginia, 2021


  • Adolescent development and empowerment
  • Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR)
  • Critical quantitative methodologies