Current Research Assistants
Emma Ong is a third year Psychology major and Spanish minor interested in minority mental health issues. She hopes to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology with a focus on cultural factors as well as children and adolescents, and aims to serve her community as a researcher and therapist. She is thankful to have joined the CALMA lab because of her passion for its research on the unique psychological qualities and needs of underserved groups. In her free time, Emma enjoys playing the cello and taiko, exploring museums, and working with kids.
Graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from San Diego State University. His goal is to open a research center focused on undeserved Latinos living in rural communities and creating partnerships with academic institutions among the southern Mexican border in order to benefit Latinos on both sides.