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Angela Vergara


Angela Vergara is a Professor of Psychology and Sociology in the Department of Behavioral Sciences at Valencia College - Downtown Campus. Her areas of expertise include mental health counseling and applied psychology, PTSD and mood disorders, sociology of mental health, social inequalities, and reproductive health. Her research involves topics in race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and minority populations. Her current research focuses on gender differences, immigration status, culture and language, reproduction and sexuality, and its effects on Mental Health in the Hispanic/Latinx population. Her teaching interests include research methods, sociology of mental health, and global inequalities.


PhD Candidate. Sociology, 2020 – University of Central Florida
M.A. Experimental Psychology, 2015 – St. John’s University
B.S. Psychology, 2012 – University of Central Florida

Email: avergara1@valenciacollege.edu

Web Site: http://frontdoor.valenciacollege.edu/faculty.cfm?uid=avergara1&CFID=14591345&CFTOKEN=aa286c61e05b8fdd-D18871FC-9CD2-D15F-A48E132D4A4626E4

Office: Other

Location: UCF/Valencia Downtown Campus

By appointment.