Eva Wilson is a third-year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program at Boston College. She earned her MA in Mental Health Counseling from Boston College and her BA in Psychology from Yale University.
Eva is the current ISPRC team leader and has been a member of the team since 2012. During her time on the team, Eva has served as a Burke High School advocate, coordinated a Boston College discussion group for female students of Color, and designed and administered cultural competency trainings for the 2014-15 cohort of Burke advocates. Additionally, she has collaborated with the Boston College AHANA and Intercultural Center and the Office of Student Formation to develop a curriculum for the Racial Identity Development Experience (RIDE) retreat, aimed at engaging undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds on conversations about race and racial identity development.
She is currently working on projects investigating the use of the PRIAS with Multiracial populations, Invisibility Theory as it applies to Black girls, and conceptualizing the “Achievement Gap.” Her research interests include multiracial identity development, the intersection of gender and racial identity, and family messages about race. In addition, she is interested developing programming to support college students of Color.
Eva’s clinical experience includes individual and group counseling in Boston area college counseling and community mental health settings. Her work experience has predominantly focused on addressing the needs of underserved, urban populations.
In her spare time, Eva enjoys theater, dancing, traveling, painting and spending time with family and friends.