AAAS/SRCD Federal Policy
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Children and Families
Office of Head Start
Dr. Aceves is a first-gen Latina scholar who recently completed her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Aceves’ research throughout graduate school focused on understanding how cultural, familial, and individual-level factors contributed to Latinx adolescent’s academic achievement and educational attainment. Her main goal with her research and now fellowship is to shed light on how to better support communities of color at the intersection of science and policy.
Read about Dr. Aceves' SRCD Federal Policy Fellowship experience: https://www.srcd.org/news/june-2021-spotlight-srcd-us-federal-policy-fellow-lorena-aceves-phd