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Herrica Telus

Graduate Student

Sociology

Building:

4075E BSB

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About

Previous degrees:

B.A. Psychology, University of South Florida
M.A. Sociology, University of South Florida

Specialty areas:

Ethnic Organizations, Race & Ethnicity, Gender, Immigration, The Caribbean

Research interests: 

Broadly speaking, I'm interested in the role ethnic organizations play in the lives of immigrants and how these types of organizations influence the ethnic identities of immigrants. Also, I am interested in how ethnic organizations promote cultural awareness and maintenance.

M.A. Thesis Title: "Ethnic Identities among Second-Generation Haitian Young Adults in Tampa Bay, Florida: An Analysis of the Reported Influence of Ethnic Organizational Involvement on Disaster Response after the Haiti Earthquake of 2010"