Member Spotlights

Linda Halgunseth

Before running for Chair Elect, I use to admire senior Latino/a researchers from a far through reading their articles and attending their symposiums. Now, I am able to meet and work side-by-side on a regular basis with top researchers who feel just as passionate about supporting healthy Latino child and family development.

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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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