Ari Lissau, Research Assistant

Ari Lissau. A woman with brown hair stands outside with snow-covered hills in the background. She is wearing a black shirt, glasses, and a backpack. Ari Lissau has worked at the Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities (RIIC) since 2016. She currently works as a research assistant on multiple projects for the RTC:Rural.

She began working at RTC during her undergraduate studies at the University of Montana, where she completed a BA in Geography, a minor in Global Public Health, and a certificate in Geographic Information Sciences and Technologies (GIST).

Ari is interested in researching disability and health outcomes through a geographic lens employing tools and concepts from spatial epidemiology and intersectionality.