McNair Faculty Mentor: Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, Ph.D
Research Interests: My research interests are in the areas of education, decision-making, and challenge response with focus on academic achievement within the Latino community.
Research Project Title: Latino/a College Student’s Transition Experiences: Collectivistic to an Individualistic Environment
Plans for the Future: I plan to obtain my Ph.D in Educational Psychology utilizing the skills and resources learned from the McNair Achievement Program.
Experience and development as a McNair Scholar: As a McNair student, I can confidently say that I have already grown so much professionally and personally. I have learned a ton of useful information that I know will help me as an undergrad and in the future succeed in graduate school! I am very thankful to be a part of this program to prepare for my future doctoral studies.
LinkedIn URL: Lysandra Perez