Doctoral Students

Alexandra Golik, BA
BA (2015) Florida International University
Dole Human Development Center

Minority groups, immigrants, refugees, asylum-seekers, trauma, violence, terrorism, war, disaster, risk and resilience, global mental health

Christopher Gomez
BA (2017) UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Dole Human Development Center

Racial/ethnic disparities; immigrants; evidence-based treatments; community violence; internalizing and externalizing behaviors; treatment engagement

Alexandra Zax
BA (2015) Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Dole Human Development Center

Immigrants; Childhood adversity and trauma exposure; Risk and resiliency factors; PTSD; Culturally sensitive interventions; School performance.


Veronica Heredia
BA (2019) University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
2004 Dole Human Development Center

Latinx mental health; immigrants; family dynamics; acculturation/enculturation; trauma exposure and resiliency; racial bias


Leonor Ramos-Salamanca (B.A. Expected 2020), McNair Project: Exposure to Violence, Coping, and Academic Achievement Within the Latinx Population

Mel Saldaña-Fuentes (B.A. Expected 2020), Honors Thesis In Process

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