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Maria de Guzman

Maria is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies at UNL. Her extension work focuses on developing and supporting programs to provide developmentally appropriate educational experiences for youth; as well as in promoting culturally competent practices among educators. She also helps youth development, child, and family program developers incorporate rigorous but feasible and sustainable ways to evaluate the impact of their efforts. Her research examines how adolescents, children and their families navigate and cope with rapidly changing care giving contexts, such as in the case of migration and family separation. She has conducted research in a variety of cultural settings including the Philippines, Kenya, Turkey, Brazil and the United States.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, October 29
 

10:30am CDT