Joshua Lang, M.A.
Associate Researcher, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Josh Lang has extensive prior experience conducting and supporting multifaceted, applied research projects. As an Assistant Researcher in the Office of Applied Gerontology at UWM, Josh was a member of research teams on several public health –focused projects. These include a study of the impact of an intervention for informal caregivers being served by the states of Georgia and Washington and several for-profit and non-profit caregiver support service providers across the country; a network analysis of the dementia support network in Wisconsin funded by the Alzheimer’s Association of Wisconsin; and a study of best practices for end-of-life care funded by the Milwaukee County Department of Family Care. He has been co-author on peer-reviewed articles published in The Gerontologist, Research on Aging, and Activities, Adaptation, & Aging. Josh possesses a wide array of research skills including survey instrument development, data collection and management, sampling, cross-cultural research techniques, technical writing, translational research, leading focus groups, conducting key informant interviews, and other quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. He is also adept with several research-based software packages including SPSS (statistical analysis), NVivo (qualitative analysis) and Ucinet (network analysis). Josh has an M.A. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and is currently a Doctoral candidate in the Urban Studies Program at UWM.