SOUTHERN UNDERGRADUATE REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE'S MESSAGE
Nawanna Bazile is an undergraduate student at The University of Texas at Austin. She originates from the small city of Beaumont, Texas. Nawanna is currently a senior working towards her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Business Administration. Her research interests relate to racial identity, minority racial attitudes and increased diversity in the workplace. Currently, she is conducting an independent research project through the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program on the consequences of diversity on group functioning. Her prospective plans include entering a doctoral program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology.
It has always been a lifelong passion to study issues relating to people of African descent. After volunteering at the National Conventions in Los Angeles, California and New Orleans, Louisiana it was certain that she wanted more involvement with ABPsi to further develop her passion. For this reason, she has taken on an executive position in her local student circle chapter. Presently, she serves as the Vice-President of the UT-Austin Student Circle in addition to the Southern Undergraduate Regional Representative. In her position, she enjoys being surrounded by people with common interest to advance the well being of people of African descent.