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Asia Thomas

Department of Psychology
University of South Carolina
Program: School Program
Room: Barnwell 537

Asia Thomas is a school psychology doctoral student from Uniondale, NY. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2015 with a degree in Human Development and Family Sciences. While at UGA, Asia worked in the Youth Development Lab with interests in child maltreatment and supervisory neglect.  As an intern at Adelphi University she collected data for research in the outcomes and processes of various psychotherapies for depression and panic disorder.  After graduating for UGA, Asia spent a year serving primary students at KIPP Ways Primary and the city of Atlanta through various community service projects as an Americorps member.  From her experience in teaching, Asia is interested in early academic prevention and intervention to contribute to closing the achievement gap for primary students and minorities.