I’m Deja Jackson, an iOS software engineer. I have been making iOS apps since middle school. I also have a deep interest in politics and public policy with a specific focus on public health policy. I am constantly seeking opportunities to combine these two interests.
An iOS app I wrote in SwiftUI for an undergraduate research project.
An interactive map I created for my GOVT 275 final project on town halls and the legislative effectiveness of members of Congress.
A site I made based on a PDF of metadata guidelines for the Lafayette Digital Repository.
This was a system I developed with my team while taking Software Engineering (CS 205). I was responsible for writing the system's SQL queries.
An object recognition app I developed with two classmates for the defhacks hackathon.
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A collection of presentations I have given and other publications I have been involved in the creation of.
Analyzed survey data collected from field research using Stata. Made corrections to collected data based on feedback from the QC team. Conducted research to assess whether an NGO’s problem statement was relevant to their initiative.
Led the tech team of the Gov Lab research group to develop an app that could facilitate a study in line with our experimental design. I wrote an iOS app in SwiftUI while another student wrote a web version of the app. The app shipped on the App Store.
Assisted with an internal research project on One Health, a public health approach that values the intersection between human, animal, and environmental health.
Conceptualized a tech sprint to bring together private and government stakeholders to modernize health IT on reservations. Worked on a research project on Long COVID to increase internal knowledge in line with an executive order requiring federal agencies to improve customer experiences.
Wrote alt-text to images in the library’s digital collection, wrote captions to oral history videos, and wrote software to accelerate workflow.
Wrote an op-ed on Hunter v. U.S. Department of Education, a case involving LGBTQ discrimination by religious schools. Gave a presentation on a policy proposal to improve public K-12 education.
Managed the Scalar book the content of the archives were to go in. Oversaw the overall design of the website meant to host the archive.