Madalyn "Maddy" Rantala
Maddy joined SMAHRT in January of 2017 as an undergraduate research assistant. She is currently a senior at Seattle Central College in the Applied Behavioral Sciences program, and plans to pursue a Master’s degree in Public Health or Social Work. Maddy is interested in the role that social media has around violence, such as portraying, encouraging, or being utilized in preventing it. Additionally, she is passionate about discovering the various methods in which social media can be utilized to spread information, ideas, and resources to more vulnerable populations such as sexually exploited teens or homeless youth.