Lizbeth Millan

Lizbeth Millan is a first generation college freshman majoring in social work at California State University, Long Beach. She is currently a research assistant in the Child Language Interaction and Memory Lab (CLIaM) with Dr. Kimberly Kelly through the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP). According to the Myer’s-Brigg’s Personal Test, Lizbeth is an idealist and a perfectionist. She’s fascinated by child development research because she wants to learn more about child brain development, and hopes to one day conduct her own research in graduate school. Lizbeth is hoping to gain practical research skills such as transcribing and coding; as well as hone her communication and leadership skills. She believes working in CLIaM lab will help her better understand her youngest brother’s narrative development and speech disability. Lizbeth is a former Downey Police explorer and she is pursuing a career in social work under the criminal justice system. Therefore, her research experience in the CLIaM lab will sharpen her critical thinking skills, which will be essential in her career field. In her spare time, she likes to bake, clean her house, travel, and watch history conspiracy theories.