Kara Haberstock Tanoue

Data Scientist IV, Community Research, Evaluation & Development (CRED) Team

McClelland Park Room 315F
650 N Park Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0078

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Kara Haberstock Tanoue is a community-based researcher and evaluator at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, with a passion for food systems, community-based evaluation, and beautiful data display. Her areas of expertise include access measurement, quantitative and geospatial analysis, data visualization, GIS, and community needs assessment. She has over a decade of experience working with large public datasets, including those published by the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and interfacing with state agencies, local municipalities, and tribal governments to access and analyze administrative data to support data-informed decision-making across the state of Arizona. 

Areas of Expertise
  • Quantitative human geography
  • Geovisualization & Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Data management
  • Data acquisition
  • Access measurement
  • Food systems and food environments
  • Poverty & Wellbeing 
  • Mixed-methods approaches