Group: Scholar Cohort

Caitlin Roberts

Research Focus/Background: My research focuses on the early developmental trajectory of mathematical ability and mathematical anxiety in students. Problem/goals to address as part of CERES: I am looking forward to further assessing the usage of technological applications in the educational classroom using a mixture of quantitative and qualitative methods. I am also looking forward to collaborating …

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Caylee Cook

Research Focus/Background: Early childhood health and development. Specifically, my research aims to identify risk and protective factors for early childhood cognition and mental well-being in the South African context.  Problem/goals to address as part of CERES: Developing and piloting a digital tool (WhatsApp) to assess preschool social-emotional development and mental well-being in low-income communities across …

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Sohyeon Park

Research Focus/Background: My research focuses on understanding and designing assistive technologies for people with visual impairments. Problem/goals to address as part of CERES: Getting to know people outside of my research interest. Location of Research Projects: Irvine, California When Not Working: Lying down on the bed to watch Netflix or Youtube.  

Rosa Hernandez-Ramos

Research Focus/Background: My research broadly focuses on scaling access to culturally-responsive evidence-based mental health treatments for marginalized populations using non-traditional service delivery models, including digital technologies.  Problem/goals to address as part of CERES: In expanding access to mental health services using digital technologies, how can we ensure that inequities (that already exists in access to …

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Lucretia Williams

Research Focus/Background:  My research focuses on designing and evaluating digital mental health technologies to provide inclusive and accessible mental health interventions for ethnic minorities. Problem/goals to address as part of CERES: During my time at CERES, I will be evaluating digital mental health apps for cultural responsiveness to assess the missing gaps and opportunities for design …

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Chimezie Amaefule

Research Focus/Background: My research focuses on the design of useful and usable EdTech for children, and the development of individualized interventions that support children’s self-regulated learning. Problem/goals to address as part of CERES: Collaborating with CERES colleagues and industry partners to design appropriate EdTech for children, and to develop effective interventions that promote children’s learning …

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