Tyeisha Fordham

Picture of McNair Scholar Tyeisha Fordham

Hometown: Lafayette, IN

ttfordha@indiana.edu

Education

Degree: B.A.

Major: Criminal Justice and Psychology

Minor: Spanish

Class of: 2019 (Expected)

Other Information

Brief statement about how the McNair Scholars Program helped you get where you are today.

Being a McNair scholars has helped me to become more confident in myself. It has helped me gain the insight and the attitude needed for higher education. I would not be in the place that I am mentally, strong and curious, if it were not for the kind and inspiration words of Dr. Jack Schmit and the support and guidance from Ms. Jennifer Barron.

Addtional Information

My interests surround the children of incarcerated parents, the effects of the prison boom on society, and the factors and results of mass incarceration in the United States.

2017 Summer Research: Anti-social Behavioral Response in Young People to Parental Incarceration