Identity’s impact on young learners the focus of Horizon winner’s research

Oya Pakkal (MA ’23) wants to understand the psychological impacts of identity on learning.

The Brock University PhD student in Psychology says she is dedicated to enhancing the educational journey for adolescents who navigate multiple marginalized identities, both visible and invisible, by researching the complexities of how these young people experience and interact with educational environments.

She aims to develop strategies to acknowledge and support these unique identity-based challenges within the learning process through her research and teaching.

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