A faculty member in the anthropology department, Herrera teaches courses in cultural and biological anthropology. Her research includes Filipino immigration and first generation college students.

Dana Herrera, Ph.D. Herrera is also the director of the Center for First Generation to College Studies, which researches the experiences of students who are the first in their families to attend college.

Her research also includes the impact of video gaming and virtual societies on socialization, education and cultural development. Herrera can be reached at 925-631-8289 or via e-mail at dherrera@stmarys-ca.edu.

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