Lizbeth Millan


Lizbeth Millan is a first-generation college sophomore majoring in Social Work at California State University, Long Beach. She is a second-year 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 on social behaviors in graduate school. Lizbeth has gained practical research skills such as data collecting, transcribing and coding; as well as hone her communication and leadership skills. Working in CLIaM lab has helped 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 child-development spectrum. Therefore, her research experience in the CLIaM lab will sharpen her critical thinking skills and communication skills; all of which are essential to her career field in Social Work. In her spare time, she likes to bake, clean her house, travel, and watch history conspiracy theories.