Graduation: June 2023

Research Interests: Wellness, Intergenerational Transmission of Strengths, Historical Trauma, Mexican, Historical Research, Indigenous Knowledge, Cultural Health Advantages, Health Disparities


  • Lighting Up Native Aspirations (LUNA), International Research Training Program
  • Council of Social Work Education, Minority Fellowship Program
  • Latino/a Scholars Graduate School Fellowship
  • Graduate School Fellowship Top Scholar Award

By investigating the resilience and health traditions of the BIPOC communities, I hope to increase awareness of their rich wellness practices. However, it is also critical to continue bringing attention to the history of violations of their human rights.