Kimberly Rauscher, ScD, MA
Professor and Emphasis Coordinator
Dr. Kimberly Rauscher joined Boise State University in the fall of 2019 and is currently a professor within the School of Public and Population Health. She received a Doctor of Science degree from the Work Environment Department at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and a Master of Arts degree in Regional Economic and Social Development, also from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Dr. Rauscher’s research focus is on occupational health and safety policy and injury prevention with an emphasis on adolescent workers in the US. She is a member of the American Public Health Association, the Child Labor Coalition of the National Consumers League, and the National Young Worker Health and Safety Network.
One theme in her research has been the relationship between employer violations of the US child labor laws and adolescent worker injury. Dr. Rauscher has also led studies on socioeconomic disparities in adolescent work injury risk, occupational health literacy among youth and work quality and its impacts on adolescent well-being.
Office: HSRV 111
Phone: (208) 246-2335