Quick Facts

Grew up

Los Angeles, CA

Teaching Areas of Interest

Introduction to Child and Adolescent Development for majors and students completing GE requirements Culture, Race, Ethnicity and Privilege

Research Areas of Interest

Academic motivation of middle school and high school students, particularly among ethnic minority traditionally underrepresented students.

The CSUN student is...

determined, persistent and much like most college students in diverse urban settings.

How has your personal background influenced your work at CSUN?

I am a person of color who attended LAUSD schools growing up. I am familiar with the educational setting and experiences that a large majority of our students encounter.

“When I am grading, I make sure I... am not upset.”

What is your educational history?

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Berkeley

Why do you like to work here?

Enjoy mentoring and teaching undergraduate-level students in a large urban setting with tremendous diversity.