Project MALES would like to congratulate Project MALES Faculty Affiliate Dr. Elvira Abrica for recently accepting a tenure-track faculty position in Educational Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Most recently Dr. Abrica was an Institutional Research Specialist at Norco College (part of the Riverside Community College District) and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at California State University, Fullerton. At both institutions, Dr. Abrica conducted qualitative studies of the academic persistence of men of color. Specifically, Dr. Abrica worked to develop a Norco Men of Color Initiative in an effort to improve institutional assessment and strategic planning in support of men of color. At CSUF, Dr. Abrica worked closely with the Male Success Initiative to document the experiences of African American, Latino, and Asian American men. Dr. Abrica holds a B.A., M.A., and PH.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Congratulations Dr. Abrica we wish you great success in your future endeavors.