BUILD PODER

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Our Team

Carrie Saetermoe

Principal Investigator
Program Director–Research Enrichment Core
Professor of Psychology

carrie.saetermoe@csun.edu

Gabriela Chavira

Principal Investigator
Program Director–Student Training Core
Professor of Psychology

gchavira@csun.edu

Crist Khachikian

Principal Investigator
Associate Vice President Research & Graduate Studies

crist.khachikian@csun.edu

Maggie Shiffrar

Principal Investigator
Professor of Psychology

mag@csun.edu

Angie Guan

Co-Investigator, Research and Enrichment Core
Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Development

angie.guan@csun.edu

Patty Kwan

Co-Investigator, Research and Enrichment Core
Associate Professor of Health Sciences

patty.kwan@csun.edu

Gilberto Flores

Co-Program Director, Student Training Core
Assistant Professor of Biology

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Alina Adamian

Research Recruiter & Advisement Specialist
alina.adamian@csun.edu

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Amber Bui

Community College Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

Cathy Smith

Student Engagement Coordinator

Areas of Responsibility: Student Compliance, Website Oversight, BUILD PODER Club

Edith Gurrola

Project Coordinator
edith.gurrola@csun.edu

Hansook Oh

Communications Coordinator
hansook.oh@csun.edu

Mirranda Salas

Operations Manager
mirranda.salas@csun.edu
Areas of Responsibility: Budget, Travel, Research Supply Requests, Pilot Projects

Veronica Villasenor

Community College Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

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Naomi Rodriguez

Webmaster

Critical Race Theory Advisory Group

The BUILD PODER Critical Race Theory Advisory Group was formed to move CRT more directly into our institutional change through consultation on BUILD PODER’s Fall conference, by moving our mentor training more directly in line with CRT tenets, by working through university initiatives to encourage adoption of CRT tenets in curriculum, RTP, and other means of changing our university culture to become more aware and reactive to racism and other forms of oppression on campus.

Carrie Saetermoe

Principal Investigator
Program Director – Research Enrichment Core
Professor of Psychology

Dimpal Jain

 

Dolores Delgado-Bernal

Professor
Department of Chicana(o)/Latina(o) Studies & Charter College of Education
CSULA

Douglas Kaback

Director - Neighborhood Partners in Action
Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing
Lecturer - Department of Theatre

José Paez

Full-Time Lecturer
Department of Social Work

Octavio Villapando

 

Que-Lam Huynh

Associate Professor of Psychology

Stevie Ruiz

 

Tracy Lachica Buenavista

Professor
Asian American Studies

Will Garrow

Will Garrow

 

LOCAL STEERING COMMITTEE

The BUILD PODER Local Steering Committee meets semi-annually to discuss program progress and evaluation, future directions, and optimizing programmatic resources to meet student goals. The committee consists of two members from the National Institutes of Health, two off-campus experts, and the PIs for BUILD PODER. Invaluable insights and suggestions are garnered from our Local Steering Committee meetings and the BUILD PODER PIs are grateful to our off-campus members of the LSC.

Desirée Salazar

Program Director at National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Diane Adger-Johnson

 

Danny Solorzano

Professor of Social Science & Comparative Education
Director of the Center for Critical Race Studies
Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, UCLA

Dr. Britt Rios-Ellis

Founding Dean, College of Health Sciences and Human Services, CSUMB
Former and Founding Director, NCLR/CSULB Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation, and Leadership Training

Gabriela Chavira

Principal Investigator
Program Director – Student Training Core
Professor of Psychology

Carrie Saetermoe

Principal Investigator
Program Director – Research Enrichment Core
Professor of Psychology

Crist Khachikian

Principal Investigator
Associate Vice President Research & Graduate Studies

Evaluation Team

Left to right: Sloane Burke, Jody Brown, Andrew Ainsworth, Beverly Cabello, and David Boyns. Not Pictured: Scott Appelrouth.

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