Ekene Azuka

Ekene Azuka is a PhD student in the School Psychology Program within the Berkeley School of Education (BSE). Prior to joining the BSE, Ekene received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Cognitive Studies and Psychology from Vanderbilt University's Peabody College in 2021.

As a graduate student, Ekene hopes to explore academic achievement for children who have experienced maltreatment, as well as trauma informed practices in the K-12 education system. In her free time, Ekene enjoys spending time with friends and dissecting the meaning behind television series and movies.

Specializations and Interests

Childhood Maltreatment; Time Perspectives and Attitudes; Trauma Informed Practices; Black Education; Achievement Issues


BS, Cognitive Studies, Psychology, Vanderbilt University

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