About SSEA

SSEA Leadership

SSEA Appointed Committees:
Membership Committee and 2019 Conference Committee
Dalal Katsiaficas (Chair), UCLA


Dalal Katsiaficas is a doctoral candidate in the Human Development and Psychology program in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. Prior to coming to UCLA in 2012, Dalal completed her B.S. and began her doctoral studies in the department of Applied Psychology at NYU Steinhardt’s School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. Currently, Dalal is a research associate at the Institute for Immigration, Globalization & Education at UCLA.

Her research interests broadly include developmental and contextual perspectives on acculturation and adaption primarily for immigrant-origin students. Her dissertation focuses on the ways in which immigrant-origin students in community colleges experience emerging adulthood, particularly focusing on the multiple competing responsibilities in immigrant-origin emerging adults’ lives.

For more information about Dalal’s research please visit www.dalalkat.com.