Researchers

Heejung Chun (submitted photo) Dr. Heejung Chun

Assistant professor

Dr. Chun’s research interests center around the study of academic  performance and problem behaviors among immigrant and minority students, focusing on their cultural experiences in school settings.

Students

img_0284-1-2Chelsea Garcia

Graduate Student, School Psychology Program

Her research project is focused on factors that contribute to the academic underachievement of Mexican American students including cultural factors and teachers’ behaviors.

 

Jessica Jackson

Doctoral Student, Counseling Psychology Program

Jessica’s research interests include racial microaggressions, juvenile offenders, adolescent minority boys and minority women in higher education.

 

Katelyn Gray
Graduate Student, School Psychology Program

Katelyn is currently working in Ruidoso, NM as a school psychology intern. Her research interests center around academic performance and the effectiveness of the special education system as well as student’s engagement in risk taking behaviors and protective factors that deter these behaviors.

 

Isai Navarrete
Graduate Student, School Psychology Program
Isai’s research interests include academic performance and problem behaviors among K-12 students, students with autism, and protective factors for a successful college experience.

 

Enilda Sutton

Enilda’s research interests include the influence of risk and protective factors on Mexican American college students’ well-being, academic achievement, and retention.