Brittney O’Neill works with Prof. Laefer’s Urban Modeling Group to help identify grant opportunities, coordinate grant submissions, aid with grant administration, conduct outreach and dissemination, coordinate events, and organize the necessary mechanisms for the undertaking of commercial work. Brittney also manages the day to day activities of the Urban Modeling group.
She is an accomplished researcher with experience in linguistics, information studies and Chinese studies. Prior to joining CUSP, Brittney was a Research Assistant at the University College Dublin in the School of Information and Library Studies Open Data Project where she worked closely with other researchers to explore the state of open data in Ireland. Brittney has also worked as a Customer Experience Manager/User Experience Manager for BeanBagSports, a social media network in Ireland.
Brittney has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics from the University of Victoria, Canada and a Masters of Library and Information Studies from University College Dublin, Ireland. In addition to her diverse experience leading teams in professional and academic environments, Brittney possesses strong IT competencies and excellent communication skills.