Associate Editors

Cultivating Connections: New Study Explores Social Capital Advances Educational and Career Pathways

by Jean Rhodes We all know that social capital (i.e., the resources embedded in your social networks and relationships) is critical to educational and career success. And, in their new report, the Education Strategy Group (ESG) describes the current landscape of social capital development in education-to-workforce pathways across the United States. The report highlights the […]

Teaching college students networking skills is an equity imperative

Teaching college students networking skills is an equity imperative Inspiring college students to cultivate relationships with a networking curriculum can boost career confidence and level the playing field. 12 min read By Julia Freeland Fisher 09/29/23 AnalysisEducation Caiaimage/Sam Edwards/Getty Images The data is clear: College students want networks. According to a Gallup College Alumni poll, when asked to […]

Saniya Soni

Saniya Soni is an incoming 1st year graduate student at UMass Boston’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral program. She graduated from Drexel University with a degree in psychology and criminal justice, where she conducted research on BIPOC mental health and implemented suicide prevention strategies. Since 2020, she has been working on digital mental health interventions with early […]

Megyn Jasman joins the Chronicle as an Associate Editor

Megyn Jasman is the Assistant Director and Research Coordinator of the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring at the University of Massachusetts Boston, investigating how the mentoring field can be revolutionized to best support today‘s youth. In the Spring of 2021, Megyn graduated with her Bachelors in Psychological Science from Central Connecticut State University as the Valedictorian […]

Jeremy Astesano joins the Chronicle as an Associate Editor

Jeremy is a recent graduate from Haverford College with a B.A. in psychology, joining the Chronicle as an Associate Editor. A native of Cambridge, MA, he is passionate about understanding people and promoting positive social change in the world. He is also the lab manger for the Rhodes Lab and assistant director in the Center […]

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Cyanea Poon joins the Chronicle as an Associate Editor

Cyanea is a graduate student at UMass Boston’s Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program. Born and raised in Hong Kong, she graduated with a BA in psychology from Wheaton College in 2016. While there, she also earned a certificate in Human Needs and Global Resources for her research with trauma-exposed youths in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Cyanea is […]

Justin Preston

Justin Preston joins the Chronicle as Associate Editor

Justin is a graduate student at UMass Boston’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program. Hailing from Ada, Ohio, he completed his undergraduate studies at Connecticut College with a degree in Psychology. Later, he received his Master’s in Human Development and Social Intervention from New York University’s Steinhardt School in New York City. Justin’s research interests travel along […]