Juliana Okonya

Juliana Okonya

Graduate Research Assistant

Julie graduated from Principia College with a BSc in biology and a minor in sociology and anthropology. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in environmental sciences at SIUE with an emphasis on environmental education. Related to this, she and STEM Center director, Dr. Locke, are researching how students from low-income communities of Kitengela, Kenya and Madison County, USA develop interest in STEM- and health- related careers. At the STEM Center, Julie is currently working on the STEM Center’s National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) project as a research assistant.