Profiles in "Multicultural Perspectives" Expertise Area

  • Horan's 10 books and 30+ essays span Latin American and U.S. literature and culture. She works in biography/life writing, translation and digital humanities.
  • Bronwynne Evans pioneered the acceptance of culturally and physically diverse students into the nursing profession and engages in research on caregiving in Mexican-American families.
  • Dr. Jackson is a critical qualitative researcher who examines the identity development of mixed race individuals and families.
  • Robinson Kurpius conducts research on topics related to ethics, health psychology, academic success, multi and cross cultural issues, and adolescents at-risk.
  • Melissa Samuelson’s research focuses on incorporating consideration of culture and personal values in professional decision-making and communication.
  • Hall is an ecologist and conservation scientist who studies connections between people and the environment. She is the faculty lead for the Conservation Bio & Ecology degree program and an award-winning teacher in her field.
  • Lopez explores disparities in early diagnosis and subsequent intervention services in underserved children and families including low-income, limited-education and racial/ethnic minorities, and Latinx children with autism..
  • Vanessa Ruiz is the Deputy Vice President for Outreach Partnerships within Educational Outreach and Student Services at Arizona State University.