Maria L. Espino, M.A
Research Group/Project Coordinator | S-STEM Graduate Project Lead
PhD student in Higher Education, Iowa State University
Graduation: May 2022
Research interests: College Access, Community Colleges, Early College High Schools, Dual-Enrollment, First-Generation, Low-Income, Diversity & Equity Institutional Policy, Critical Race Theory, Feminist Theory, Multicultural students, LGBTQ+ Students, STEM Students, Multicultural Greek Letter Organizations, Marginalized Communities, Recruitment & Retention, Intersectionality, Student Identity Development, Environment Theory
Professional goals for the future: Upon completion of the PhD, Maria would like to continue to be a voice and advocate for students in Higher Education while being an educator and researcher. She aspires to work as faculty while, providing services and mentorship to students.
S-STEM Research Volunteer
Additional job/assistantship: I work full time as a Student Programs Coordinator in Science Bound at Iowa State University.
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