Personal profile

Research interests

  • High-impact educational programs and practices that promote college students’ engagement, development, sense of belonging, and persistence
  • College students’ leadership development, civic and community engagement, and engagement in social change and social justice
  • Experiences of underrepresented and marginalized students in higher education, including low-income, first-generation, working-class, and immigrant college students
  • Benefits of strengths-based approaches and initiatives for college students’ engagement, academic success, self-efficacy, and retention
  • Academic libraries and effects on students' success 

Keywords

  • social class
  • higher education
  • college students
  • first-generation students
  • working-class students
  • community engagement
  • academic libraries
  • community service
  • leadership
  • leadership development
  • high-impact practices
  • study abroad
  • internationalization
  • internationalization at home
  • first-year college students
  • academic programs
  • academic advising
  • social change
  • engagement
  • sense of belonging
  • undergrad education
  • underrepresented students
  • parental divorce
  • strengths
  • strengthsfinder
  • civic engagement
  • democratic engagement
  • service-learning
  • assessment
  • surveys
  • research universities
  • professional writing
  • technical writing
  • intercultural skills
  • retention
  • persistence
  • student development
  • student development theory
  • college development
  • college success

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Projects 2016 2016

Leadership development
College students

Research Output 2011 2018

Parental Divorce and College Students’ Persistence and Degree Attainment

Soria, K. M., Morrow, D. J. & Jackson, R. Jan 2 2018 In : Journal of Divorce and Remarriage. 59, 1, p. 25-36 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

divorce
persistence
graduate
student
first-year student

Strengths-Based Advising Approaches: Benefits for First-Year Undergraduates

Soria, K. M. 2018 In : NACADA Journal. 37, 2, p. 55-65 2

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

student
conversation
first-year student
self awareness
self-confidence

2017 SERU-Undergraduate Experiment: University of Minnesota

Miazaga, M. & Soria, K. M. Jun 2017

Research output: ResearchOther contribution

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incentive
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loan
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regression