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Kathleen Thursby

Saint Mary's College
United States

Kay Thursby is a current first year doctoral student in the Community and Prevention Research program at The University of Illinois at Chicago. Her general research interests include the role of mentors and parents in underrepresented youth's positive development and outcomes, primarily educational outcomes. Her current work is on the role of mentors in undocumented Latinx youth's academic outcomes, and the positive and negative influences of parents among Latinx youth pursuing a higher education and career in the sciences. Kay graduated from Saint Mary's College in May 2018 with a degree in Psychology and minors in Biology and Justice Education. 


Open Access Journal
ISSN 2205-0795