Shayna Harris, M.S.W.
Shayna Harris is a Ph.D. student in Social Work, as well as a FIREFLIES fellow. Before starting the Ph.D. program, she worked in the public school system and higher education. Her research focuses on emotional regulation, empathy, and resiliency development through reading and the influences of trauma and mental health on learning. Shayna has a strong interest in utilizing mixed methods interdisciplinary research to understand the complexities of a child's well-being in the academic setting.