Family and Human Development
The College of Lib Arts & Sci
Michelle received her PhD in Family and Human Development at ASU and is currently postdoctoral research scholar working with Dr. Nilda Flores-Gonzalez on the Arizona Youth Identity Project. Michelle studies ethnic-racial minoritized youth and families situated within neighborhood contexts. She is interested in utilizing different methods (quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods) to examine how neighborhood factors influence developmental processes and experiences. Her recent work utilizes mixed methods to examine how Latinx adolescents experience their ethnically and racially concentrated neighborhood environments. In Michelle's upcoming work, she uses qualitative interviews and photovoice to examine youth's identity and political and civic engagement centered around the 2020 electiion.
PhD Family and Human Development, Arizona State University
MA Family and Human Development, Arizona State University
BA Psychology, Minor in Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles