Victoria Susberry graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. We caught up with Victoria to get an update on her work after graduation.
Q: Where are you working or going to school?
A: I am a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Psychology at the College of Education at the University of Illinois. I specialize in the Cognitive Science of Teaching and Learning.
Q: How long have you been in the Ph.D. program?
A: This is my fourth and hopefully final year in the program.
Q: How did the College of Education Prepare you to succeed in your current role?
A: The College of Education connected me with good mentors and professors committed to equity and justice in education, which was incredibly important to me. It also provided me with the basis for educational research and the resources to get involved as an undergrad. I had the opportunity to be a TA and a RA during my undergraduate studies, which proved helpful in graduate school.
Q: What are your future career or educational goals?
A: I plan to work for a University in a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion research role or for a non-profit committed to equitable education and social justice.
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