Jennifer Tang is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Environmental Psychology program. Her dissertation uses participatory methods to examine young people’s political agency in New York City governance. Her research interests includes: children’s rights, children’s participation, community governance, participatory democracy, young people’s political engagement, young people and social movements, young people in urban settings, child-friendly research methods, participatory research, participatory action research, digital tools and technologies for democratic participation (open data, ICT4D, ICT4G). She has taught courses in Human Development, Human Sexuality, and Research Methods at Hunter College, the Pratt Institute, and Brooklyn College. She is also a Research Associate at the Children’s Environments Research Group. She holds a Master’s Degree in Human Security and Peacebuilding from Royal Roads University in Canada.