Riana Johnson

Senior Research Analyst


Riana Johnson brings creativity and pizazz to her research. She has a background in fine arts and political science—this led her to pursue a career in public policy and research—two fields that need out-of-the-box thinking. Riana has research experience in women’s studies, economics, and drug policy. She utilizes mixed methods to investigate complicated topics and to find useable answers.Riana is well-versed in statistical methods and cost-benefit analyses.


Riana is located in Tucson, AZ.


Related Resources

Machine Learning and Ethnography: An Unlikely Pair

The challenge of unstructured data, and why machine learning and AI needs a qualitative methodology like Topic Modeling to be more effective. Presented by Riana Johnson at BECC 2018.