Senior Fellows

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

    Dr. Jacob Vigil is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Psychology.

  • Assistant Professor, Psychology

    Dr. Kevin Vowles is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Psychology. He completed his PhD in clinical psychology at West Virginia University and post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Virginia. From 2005 to 2012, he lived and worked in the UK, where he held joint positions in academia and with the UK National Health Service. His work has focused primarily on the assessment and effective treatment of those experience chronic physical health conditions.

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

    Dr. Jingjing Wang is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Economics.

  • Assistant Professor, Sociology.

    Dr. Owen Whooley is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Sociology.

  • Director, Research & Policy

    Dr. Ybarra has an interdisciplinary background with an emphasis on social/structural determinants of health and well-being, health/education/early learning/immigration policy, and civic engagement. She holds degrees in Nursing and Public Health from the University of Washington, and in Political Science/Public Policy from the University of New Mexico. She has made contributions to knowledge on immigrant integration and well-being, immigration policy, farmworker health, and Latino racialization. She also has led the implementation and evaluation of numerous family support programs for low-income and marginalized families in the Yakima Valley.

     

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