Karen Spencer M’19 has always been interested in international affairs, having done several study abroad trips during her undergraduate studies. A trip to a Liberian refugee camp in Ghana in 2004, though, helped galvanize her professional passions and her future studies.
One of the first things Jesse Moonen M’16, D’19 (she/her) shares with someone she’s first meeting is her preferred pronouns. To her, it’s important to give people a voice, especially the marginalized. In her work as a post-doctoral fellow, the marginalized are often transgender clients, which is why she decided to focus her dissertation on the subject.
Calvin Yang M’17 always wanted to learn more about his identity as an American-born member of the Hmong community. It turns out he was far from alone in his pursuit.
For years, depression has been associated with cognitive difficulties. Blair Honsey M’17, a Saint Mary’s doctoral student, is the lead author on a study, which provides a new perspective.