Job Title: Clinical Assistant Professor of the School of Education at UNC-Chapel Hill
Clinical Assistant Professor of the School of Education at UNC-Chapel Hill
Yuliana Rodriguez earned her PhD in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is currently serving as a clinical assistant professor in Human Development and Family Studies and ADSSE programs. Her work focuses on the sociocultural factors influencing well-being in vulnerable populations, family and couple experiences of immigrant groups, and marital and relationship education. As a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE), her background is in educational outreach efforts. She received the Gladys Strawn Bullard Award for Leadership and Service to UNC-Greensboro for her research and community involvement focused on meeting the needs of NC’s burgeoning Latinx community that emphasized supporting families in a way that helped pave the way for college readiness and attendance among Latinx youth. In addition, she was distinguished with the Latino Community Coalition of Guilford County’s Notable Latinos of the Triad Award – an award designated to recognize community members who make a significant impact on the community locally. Outside of this work, Yuliana enjoys exploring the outdoors with her toddler, Neno, and spending time with her parents and sisters.