Ariana Garcia

Higher Education
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Ariana is from Albuquerque, New Mexico but spent most her life growing up in Pullman, Washington with her four siblings. Through research, teaching, and as a higher education professional, Ariana is passionate about advocating for inclusive practices and institutional change. Her current research focuses on equity in graduate education through studying student experiences, policies, and practices. Currently, she is exploring how Latina/o/x graduate students experience basic needs and the resources they utilize to navigate graduate school. Ariana’s research agenda is guided by her dedication to support Latina/o/xs in higher education from undergraduate to the professoriate.