Transfer Nation Talks

Transfer Students Experience Doing Undergraduate Research

August 01, 2022 Transfer Nation Season 2 Episode 29
Transfer Nation Talks
Transfer Students Experience Doing Undergraduate Research
Show Notes

In this episode, Judith Brauer with NISTS, interviews Tiara Freeman and Tsionah Novick. They discuss their experience with undergraduate research as transfer students as well as the findings from their research project, “Developing Community Interventions within Predominately White Institutions (PWI) Advising Departments for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) Transfer Students.”

 

Tiara Freeman | LinkedIn | Instagram

Tiara is a graduate of Portland State where she earned her B.S. in psychology with a concentration in neuroscience. She is a student co-investigator for a community psychology action research project that assessed how academic advising practices can act as important touch points for establishing BIPOC transfer students’ sense of belonging while transitioning to a new university. Tiara is also a volunteer researcher within the Daily Affect, Drinking and Interpersonal Context Health Lab where she is interested in how environmental features may contribute to drinking and other health-related outcomes. She also volunteers for the NW Noggin Neuroscience Outreach Program. Her personal research interests include the restorative benefits of nature, burnout and technology, as well as intervention work designed to treat substance abuse. 


Tsionah Novick | LinkedIn | Instagram

Tsionah is a Portland Community College transfer student who completed her B.S. in Psychology and Social Science with a certificate in Community Psychology at Portland State University. Tsionah is also a first-generation and returning student. In addition to being a co-investigator for the Student Partners for Anti-Racist Advising, Tsionah is a Research Assistant in the Stigma, Resilience, Inequality, Identity, & Diversity (StRIID) Lab at PSU. Tsionah was recently admitted to the Community Development and Action M.Ed. program at Vanderbilt's Peabody College where she will be attending in 2023. Tsionah's research interests include the intersections of gender, religion, and wellness using qualitative research methods.


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