Jesica Siham Fernández
Jesica Siham Fernández completed her PhD in Social Psychology with an emphasis in Latin American & Latinx Studies (LALS) from the University of California Santa Cruz in 2015. She is trained as a social-community psychologist engaged in Latinx Studies and Critical Race & Ethnic Studies. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the Ethnic Studies Department at Santa Clara University. Jesica engages decolonial feminist perspectives and community-based participatory action research (CBPAR) paradigms to work collaboratively with communities to document their lived experiences, center their voices in public discourse, and address social issues affecting their lives.