Thania Espinoza Sandoval

Thania Espinoza Sandoval is a senior studying Sociology with an emphasis in Social Services and a minor in Education and Chicano Studies at the University of California, Davis. Her research interests include Latino/a access to higher education, the widening gap of academic achievement amongst Latinos/as in education and bilingual education.

 As an undergraduate Ms. Espinoza was an active participant in community service aimed to serving Latino/a migrant communities and was involved in the organization of a youth empowerment conference dedicated to middle and high school Latino/a students. Additionally, she works for Davis Bridge as a Lead Tutor for an elementary school.  Ms. Espinoza plans to continue conducting research and will enroll in a Ph.D. Program.