Sydney Beck

MA, Intervention and Prevention


Entered the Program: 2017

Hometown:  Chicago, IL

Current program: MA in HDFS, specializing in Intervention and Prevention

Previous Education:

  • Dual Degree in Human Development & Family Studies and Psychology (BS), specializing in Child Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016

Research Interests:

  • Refugee and Migrant mental health
  • Acculturation and Enculturation
  • Migration patterns

Advising Committee:

  • Major Advisor: Associate Professor Annamaria Csizmadia
  • Associate Advisor: Associate Professor Alaina Brenick
  • Associate Advisor: Associate Professor Linda Halgunseth

Degree Milestones: 

  • MA Defense, May, 2019

Assistantship Experience:

  • TA for HDFS 1060 Close Relationships, with Dr. Ryan Watson, Fall 2017
  • TA for HDFS 1060 Close Relationships, with Dr. Shannon Weaver, Spring 2018