The University of Texas at Austin Latino Research Initiative

Education/College Life

This study assesses the educational experiences of Latina/o/x parents and teachers of K-12 students during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Keywords: COVID-19, education, online education, parents, teachers  
Collaborators: Pablo Pejlatowicz, Marisol McDaniel


This study investigates the impact of COVID-19 on Texas college students' well-being, mental health, substance use, physical activity, and sedentary behavior. 
Keywords: COVID-19, College students, higher education, health, well-being 
Collaborators: Vanessa Errisuriz, Alice Villatoro, Marisol McDaniel


Researchers discuss how COVID-19 drastically impacted Texas Latinx college students’ educational experiences, including ability and motivation to learn, academic outcomes, and financial stability.
Keywords: COVID-19, College students, higher education, academic outcomes, financial stability 
Collaborators: Vanessa Errisuriz, Marisol McDaniel, and Alice Villatoro 



Areas of Research

The Impact of COVID on Latino Communities
Mental Health
Education/College Life