Jeffrey entered the doctoral program in Fall 2022. His research examines meanings given to discipline cross culturally, with a focus on the role of accultration, national identity, and familial proceses. Jeffrey is particularly interested in exploring the ways contextual stressors experienced by diverse Black populations, such as racisim, acculturation, and language, inform theese phenomena . A Sant La Fellow
, his ultimate goal is to identify culturally appropriate approaches that center Haitian cultural values and socio historical realities. .