Sean Blackburn

Sean Blackburn
Location: Queens, NY
Education: Queens College
Expertise: Sociology, Political Science

Sean Blackburn is a researcher and a fact-checker for The Spruce since 2019. He joined Callisto Media in 2021 as research assistant.


  • 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


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