Sean Blackburn

Fact Checker

Queens, NY

Sean Blackburn

Expertise

Sociology, political science, health

Education

Queens College

Introduction

  •  Co-authored the report "'There is Always Violence’: an exploratory study of Phnom Penh street-involved children" 
  • Spent two years in Cambodia, conducting research and training a team of social workers in ethical research practices
  • Worked in hospital infection prevention and control

Experience

Sean graduated with a degree in sociology and with his wife moved to Southeast Asia to work in field research. Sean spent more than two years conducting research and working with vulnerable, trafficked, and exploited people. He works as a freelance fact checker and researcher.  

Education

Sean earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Queens College in New York.  

A Message from Sean Blackburn

I believe all people deserve to be heard, to receive justice and mercy. I went in to research to learn people's stories and tell them truthfully because without truth there is no change. One of the reasons I joined Verywell is to continue making sure everyone has access to truth to live a better life.

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