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Phone: 4155
Office: Humanities 218
E-mail: ygarcia@msmu.edu

Yuliana Garcia

Part-time Instructor, Counseling Psychology, Psychology

MS in Counseling Psychology, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles
BA in Psychology, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles

Biography

Yuliana Garcia is a proud alumna who completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master’s of Science in General Counseling Psychology at Mount Saint Mary’s University. She is currently working on her PhD in Human Development and Psychology at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies (GSE&IS). She has been an instructor at the Mount since 2015.

Yuliana is also a Research Associate at the Institute for Immigration, Globalization and Education at UCLA. Her research interests include examining risk and resilience factors that influence educational attainment for minority youth including immigrant and undocumented youth as well as their experiences and psychological outcomes. In addition, her current projects focus on bias in the classroom and applying innovative ways to use current technology in research. In particular, focusing on finding better methods for testing bias.