MA Student Spotlight
Hometown: Brownstown, MI
Favorite book (non-academic): Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Favorite study spot: Anywhere quiet and comfortable
My prized possession: Wedding ring
3 things I have with me at all times: Coffee, Chap Stick, and phone
Favorite quote: “No knot unties itself.” – Stephen Sondheim
What is your favorite TV show? The Wire
What would people be surprised to know about you? I lived in Alaska for a year.
What is a cause that you’re passionate about? Democratic education
What brought you to MiSPP? I worked with at-risk populations at an alternative school. I want to expand my skill set to help people. I’d like to work in private practice, then open a democratic school.
PsyD Student Spotlight
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Favorite book (non-academic): Kindred by Olivia Butler
Favorite study spot: My home library (any place warm and cozy)
My prized possession: My home
3 things I have with me at all times: Cell phone, glasses, Extra Polar Ice gum
Favorite quote: “Everyone wants to hold her thigh, hold her breast, hold her back, nobody wants to hold her hand.” – Chinaka Hodge
What is your favorite TV show? Criminal Minds
What would people be surprised to know about you? I have social anxiety and can be rather shy when first meeting someone.
What is a cause that you’re passionate about? Advocacy and justice for #BlackLivesMatter and working with survivors of sexual abuse and assault.
What brought you to MiSPP? I would like to give back to my community (Detroit) and promote race-based issues in psychology.
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