Arely Acuña Avilez

Research Assistant

Arely Acuña Avilez is a doctoral student advised by Dr. Adrianna Kezar. Arely earned her bachelor’s degree from UC Irvine, and her master’s degree from UCLA. Her research interests include student civic engagement, student organizations, and the educational experiences that contribute to the academic persistence of historically underrepresented students, particularly for immigrant and undocumented youth in higher education.