Erica Zermeño is the Spring 2020 intern for the CCST team, serving as the administrative assistant. She is currently enrolled in the University of California Center for Sacramento (UCCS) program and looks forward to learning more about the process in which scientific knowledge is translated into effective public policy.
Prior to interning at CCST, Erica studied law, politics, and Latino American/Latino studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Through her education, she found a passion for informing the law-making process with robust research. She hopes to continue to work with nonprofit organizations dedicated to providing evidence and the knowledge of scientific experts to lawmakers to ensure the deliverance of sound policy.