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Nesrin Aydin

Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health

Naz Aydin is a first-year Couple and Family Therapy Masters student from Istanbul, Turkey. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Koc University. As an undergraduate, Naz was interested in research, social justice and child advocacy. Alongside of working as a research assistant, she volunteered with the MAYA Foundation, where she worked closely with Syrian refugee children, and assisted therapists in group therapy for kids with trauma. Naz also worked as a project team member in child advocacy projects and coordinator of Youth Volunteers Club for YORET Foundation. Most recently, she was the project coordinator of a funded child participation project with high school and middle school students.  Her research interests include primarily working with children and families, trauma, and immigrant populations. Outside of work, Naz is a certified dance instructor. Her hobbies include dancing, watching movies and traveling.