Selena Carbajal

Family Studies and Human Development
M.S., Family Studies and Human Development – University of Arizona; B.A., Psychology and Women's Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies Minor – California State University, Fresno
Fresno, CA

About Me
I am a third-year doctoral student in Family Studies and Human Development and a Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) Fellow. I am a first-generation college graduate and the daughter of Mexican immigrants. As an undergraduate student at CSU Fresno (Fresno State), I was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar and Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholar.

Research Interests
Broadly, I have studied Latinx first-generation college students, familial experiences in Latinx immigrant families, bicultural competence and psychosocial functioning. I am currently interested in bicultural competence and academic and psychosocial functioning among Latinx adolescents and young adults.

Recent Accomplishments

Selected for the MCUAAAR 2021 Summer Mentoring Workshop – Latinx Research
Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR)

2020 – 21 CALS Impact Leader Fellow
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), Bayer Crop Sciences, PorterBay Insight, and CALS Career Center

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