Maria Cisneros-Elias

Headshot of Maria Cisneros-Elias

Doctoral Student

Home department:

VCU Department of Psychology

Doctoral program:

Developmental Psychology

Faculty adviser:

Chelsea Williams, Ph.D.


I received a bachelor's and master's degree in psychology from California State University, Northridge (CSUN) and enrolled in the developmental psychology doctoral program at VCU in 2018. My research interests include Latina/o families' socialization factors of culture that contribute to the well-being and educational outcomes of their children throughout the life span.