“We hope that this book will inform how those preparing for careers in student affairs understand and use student development theory for college populations.”
Author Archives: Andrea Day
Vega’s dissertation explored the racial and gender disparities in the lives of first-generation Chicana, Latina, and Indigenous Motherscholars in Ph.D. programs in the U.S. Southwest. She hopes to implement her research and encourage collaborative work that strengthens diversity and discussion.
“I’m a very interdisciplinary person so I work in a mix of science, education, and computational thinking. I like all these fields very much, so I try to bring them together when I work.”
A full day of sessions and panels devoted to diversity and education, the Diversity Symposium education strand begins at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17. Keynote panel featuring scholars from our RISE Center starts at 6:30 p.m. in the LSC Theatre.
“A lot of students start out afraid of quantitative methods. It will be fun for me to push beyond that and get people excited to put it into their research.”