Mark Abraham, Executive Director
Mark Abraham is the Executive Director of DataHaven, a non-profit organization that partners with local and state government agencies, academic and health care institutions, foundations, and community organizations to collect, share, and interpret public information about Connecticut.
In his role at DataHaven, Mark has authored or co-authored cross-sector reports including the Greater New Haven, Fairfield County, and Greater Hartford Community Wellbeing Indexes. He established the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey program that has created an unprecedented source of statewide- and neighborhood-level information about community life, public health, economic security, and other topics through live, in-depth interviews with over 45,000 randomly-selected adults in 2012, 2015, 2018, 2020, 2021, and 2022.
From 2014 to 2017, Mark served as a Fellow of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, as part of a national cohort focused on Racial Equity. Mark has received an "Impact Award" from the Community Indicators Consortium and a national "40 under 40 in public health" award from the de Beaumont Foundation, and was elected to the Executive Committee of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (Washington, DC).
Mark received his MPH in Applied Biostatistics and Epidemiology from the Yale School of Public Health, and his BA from Yale College. He enjoys sharing information about cities and well-being on his personal social media accounts, including @urbandata on Mastodon and Twitter.
Camille Seaberry, Senior Research Associate
Camille Seaberry is a Senior Research Associate at DataHaven. In her role at DataHaven, Camille has created or co-authored reports and interactive data resources on issues related to demographics and health equity, including detailed profiles for cities, towns, and small population groups throughout Connecticut. Camille is a lead author of the organization's Town Equity Reports and Community Wellbeing Index publications.
Camille has significant experience in data analysis, interactive data visualization development, and research and writing to support various government and non-profit initiatives. She also has a background in high-school mathematics and STEM education, a skill she has applied at DataHaven to develop data workshops for Connecticut non-profits and educators.
Camille received her BS in Physics from Yale University, and completed the Data Science Certificate program at Harvard University Extension School.
Kelly Davila, Senior Research Associate
Kelly Davila is a Senior Research Associate at DataHaven. In this role, Kelly leads research and evaluation projects involving analyzing data and explaining findings to DataHaven's public and private partners. Kelly is a lead author of DataHaven's statewide health equity report and Community Wellbeing Index reports, and is directing other research initiatives at the organization.
Kelly has a background in public policy, urban development, transportation planning, spatial analysis, and demographically-informed policy research. Prior to joining DataHaven, Kelly was the Senior Research Analyst and Research Practice Lead at IUPUI's Polis Center, an applied research center that helps define, measure, and improve conditions across more than 2,000 Indiana communities.
Kelly earned Master’s Degrees in Urban & Regional Planning from the University of Iowa, and Anthropology from the University of Southern Mississippi. A native of San Antonio, Texas, Kelly obtained a BA degree in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin.
Shannon Carter, Research Associate
Shannon Carter is a Research Associate at DataHaven and joined the organization in Fall 2023.
Shannon has a background in qualitative research and organizing, primarily at the intersections of housing and substance use. Their work is driven by a philosophy of harm reduction and dignity for vulnerable populations. Shannon also has experience conducting surveys and data management for various nonprofit and municipal entities in Connecticut.
Shannon holds an MPH in Health Policy from the Yale School of Public Health with a concentration in Health Justice. They also hold a BS in Public Health from Southern Connecticut State University.
Andrew Carr, Data Analyst
Andrew Carr is a Data Analyst at DataHaven, where he designs and conducts analyses of public data to support the organization's Community Wellbeing Index reports and other projects.
Dr. Carr specializes in wealth and income dynamics, income inequality, and income segregation. His most recent paper, which proposes a new method for measuring income inequality from grouped income data such as what is available in the public portions of the American Community Survey, is forthcoming in Sociological Methodology.
Andrew holds a PhD in Sociology and an MS in Statistics from Duke University. He also has an MA in Social Science from University of Chicago, and a BA in History from Wesleyan University.
Additional DataHaven Staff and Fellows
- Aparna Nathan, Research Assistant
- Anyue Ai, Julia Clark, Emilie Waters, Connecticut Public Health Fellowship Program fellows
- In addition to our core staff, we work with a number of expert researchers and consultants located throughout Connecticut and the United States who provide invaluable contributions and advice.