Annika Olson

Annika Olson is the assistant director of policy research at the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis at the University of Texas at Austin and a Public Voices Fellow of The OpEd Project.

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An Ode to Friends—and the Pandemic That Brought Us Together

“Can you believe we’ve been doing this regularly for 11 months?!” my friend Emma smiled…

Leaving a PhD Program

“We support whatever decision you make, honey.” I hung up the phone with my mom,…

Psychology shows us there are ways we can deal with COVID-19 uncertainty

Amidst the pandemic, uncertainty has become omnipresent—a thread woven through all parts of our lives…