Jasmine A. Mena, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychology at Bucknell University. She completed her doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of Rhode Island. Her research examines the influence of cultural and contextual factors on physical and mental health and quality of life. Her scholarship addresses three interrelated areas: 1) Discrimination and psychological distress, 2) Health disparities, and 3) Multicultural psychology education. She has a passion for working with students on research from conceptualization to publication and every step in between.