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Oloruntoyosi Alomaja

Master's Candidate, Family Science, Family Science
Other Affiliations: Center for Healthy Families
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 1142
Phone: (301) 405-3672 |

Oloruntoyosi Alomaja is a second-year Couple and Family Therapy Masters student. She is a first generation Nigerian American. She grew up in Newtown, Pennsylvania and earned her B.A. in psychology from the University of Hartford with a minor in criminal justice. She was a member of the honors psychology program and conducted an honors thesis which looked at undocumented immigrants, the acculturation process and the mental, physical and emotional effects of living within the Unites States of America. She worked for the Youth Service Bureau in Windsor, Connecticut as a youth worker. She worked in different programs that focused on youth development and enrichment. Her research interests include immigrations and its effects on the family unit. In her free time she enjoys reading, spending time with her friends and family and watching all things Marvel.