Speaker Explores Low Income Families and Higher Education
Christman will speak about "Low Income Families and Higher Education: Research, Current Policy, and Recommendations." A new faculty member at the campus, Christman is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Individual and Family Studies at the University of Delaware. Her current research focuses on low income, first generation college students and their perceptions of institutional and family support. Her other research interests include educational equity for low income families, risk and resilience in adolescence and emerging adulthood, and professional development for human services students. She is the former director of a federal grant program serving low income high school students and their families.