Sam del Castillo
Sam del Castillo is a second year doctoral student on the Project RISE team. Sam received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Houston. After spending a few years working in various industries, including a nonprofit organization and a research university, Sam was ready to pursue a degree in Psychology. Sam's research interests are centered around LGBTQ and Latinx mental health, more specifically, interventions that aim to support the mental health of LGBTQ and Latinx populations. Outside of academics, Sam enjoys being outdoors with the dog, going to the beach, visiting museums, and engaging in activism, particularly around immigration rights, LGBTQ rights, and racial justice.