anhNhat-Anh Le Dang

Graduate Research Assistant
Nhat-Anh is an international student from Vietnam who is currently enrolled in the McCombs School of Business. He is research interests are currently unspecified.  He states, “I have been to the US for just nearly a year, so everything is so strange to me. Working and communicating with all co-workers in the office is one perfect opportunity for me to explore this new US society.”





Daniela Laguado

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Daniela is a Junior pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas at Austin. Her career goals include becoming an intensive care nurse and eventually pursuing her Doctorate of Nurse Practice. She hopes to be able to improve end of life care for low-income families.






Anayeli Marcos

Graduate Research Assistant
Anayeli is a DACAmented graduate student pursuing a Master’s of Science in Social Work (MSSW) and a Master of Arts (MA) in Latin American Studies dual degree. She is interested in qualitative research in how society influences the development of children, specifically the development of psychopathology. After graduation, she is planning on pursing a Master’s in Social Work and continue her involvement with research.




Shontell Warren

Graduate Research Assistant
Shontell Warren is a graduate student in the Masters/Specialist in School Psychology (MA/SSP) program in the Department of Educational Psychology at The University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests include intervention development and cognitive assessments within minority populations. She hopes to further her education within the school psychology doctoral program and looks forward to practicing as a psychologist within the school or clinical setting after graduation.



Linda Flores

Graduate Research Assistant
Linda is a second-year graduate student pursuing her Master’s in Clinical Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin. Linda is interested in working with children and adolescents, particularly those who come from low-income or immigrant families.  She is also interested in mental health and hopes to work in a hospital or school-setting after she graduates.




Irene Cheff

Graduate Research Assistant
Irene is a first-year graduate student pursuing a Master’s of Science in Social Work (MSSW) with a clinical emphasis from the University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work. Irene is interested in providing mental health services to adolescents and adults. After graduation, she plans to pursue her clinical licensure to better serve her clients in a community, hospital, or school setting. She also highly enjoys contributing to research that supports effective and evidence-based interventions for clients.




Katy Maxwell

Graduate Research Assistant
Katy is a graduate student pursuing a Master’s of Science in Social Work in Administrative and Policy Practice. Katy is interested in international social work with a focus on migrant populations and the communication of social services across international borders. Her research interests lie in program evaluation and improving service effectiveness. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in social service administration.