Our Team

 
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Dr. Dalal Katsiaficas

is a Cultural Developmental Psychologist who currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

 
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jennifer juarez

Jennifer Juarez is a doctoral student in the Educational Psychology department at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

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Haeyoon Chung

is a doctoral student in Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Her research interest focuses on immigrants’ ethnic identity development and their career development. She has several research experiences with diverse research methodology including quantitative research methodology such as Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) and qualitative research methodology such as Consensual Qualitative Research (CQR).

Haeyoon has a master’s degree majoring in Counseling Psychology and previously worked as a licensed mental health counselor in South Korea.

 
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Hanae Kim

is a doctoral student in Literacy, Language, and Culture at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Her research interests include Korean as a world language education, heritage language education, Korean language teacher preparation, out of school learning, significance of peer and parent support, and school community collaboration.

Currently, Hanae is a program coordinator at the Korean Basic Language Program at UIC teaching Korean language and culture, and she also teaches heritage learners at the Chicago Korean Language School in Wheeling.

 

Past Team Members

 
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Lydia Saravia

is a Ph.D. Candidate in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

 
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Syeda Raza

is currently a preservice teacher who is working towards a Master’s degree in Science Education at UIC’s College of Education.