Member Spotlights

Linda Halgunseth

Personal Spotlight: We asked scholars to describe some of the following questions: What drew you to do work on Latino […]

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Gabriela Livas Stein

“we should be increasing our attention as interventionists to helping at-risk Latinx parents feel more empowered in their interactions with providers”

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George P. Knight

“… the familism values associated with the Mexican American culture promote behaviors that are deemed positive from a societal perspective. This presents a starkly different, positive picture of Mexican Americans than the often-negative and exaggerated characterization of Mexican Americans that is presented by some entities in our current social and political environment.”

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Norma Perez-Brena

“My advice for new scholars would be to be willing to take chances, be different, and think differently. Nurturing unique perspectives and methods are what help build innovation. Being true to yourself and your interests are what will keep you passionate about your work.”

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