Rowena A. Robles, PhD – Dissertation Consultant and Statistician
Rowena has Bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Economics; a Master’s of Education in Education Policy, Organization, and Management; and a PhD in Ethnic Studies—all awarded from the University of California, Berkeley. She has taught at the university level for over a decade and has worked with thousands of students on research papers with topics ranging from race- and class-based analyses of academic achievement; education policy implementation; urban politics; to immigrant political integration. Rowena is a published author and an expert in sociological theoretical frameworks that focus on race, class, and gender; education; immigration; and politics; and has extensive experience in quantitative and qualitative research design and data collection. Her doctoral degree is inter-disciplinary allowing her to pull from and utilize various disciplines to assist and advise clients in their research and writing. She enjoys and derives great satisfaction from working with students to develop strong hypotheses, construct research and fieldwork methodologies and plans, and assist in the overall organization of theses and dissertations. Rowena is committed to assisting students overcome blocks and barriers to their research and writing processes so they can successfully finish graduate school.