Projects

Short-term Goals

  • Develop a plan for meetings and other activities
  • Connect with community organizations to explore potential research collaborations
  • Identify/create research projects that would include interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Seek out funding opportunities

Long-term Goals and Activities

  • Monthly colloquium series and meetings for members of Initiative
  • Grant writing and/or review groups
  • Annual keynote speaker
  • Consolidation of research articles (by topic) by investigators at Marquette University
  • Mentoring and professional development workshops for students
  • Brochure/newsletter with latest findings about Latina/o psychology, etc.
  • Speaking engagements on topics about Latina/os in psychology and education, health disparities, cultural competency and humility, etc.
  • Connect with university organizations such as EOP, etc.

 

 

Student studying on campus

AREAS OF FOCUS

  • Health Disparities
    Immigration
    Youth Development and Educational Attainment
    Relationships and Families

CONTACT US

Dr. Lisa Edwards (Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology; Education)

Dr. Lucas Torres (Psychology; Arts & Sciences)