Juan Israel Ahumada
PhD Student
Communication

Office Hours:  Mon.  1:50 - 2:50 p.m.

Juan Israel Ahumada holds a BA and MA in Communication from San Diego State University. His research interests center around first-generation student experiences in the college environment. Specifically, Juan explores how summer bridge programs socialize first-generation students as they transition from high school to college. Juan’s primary area of study is community and social interaction, with an emphasis on applied communication research. Juan’s previous work examined how first-generation students communicate their social identity in online discussion forums.