One of the biggest struggles of every student is facing the huge fear of not being entirely sure about their goals and true motivations when it comes to a future profession. Before getting into college (and sometimes even when you … Read More
About RooseveltI am currently a PhD student supervised by Professor James Liu at the School of Psychology (Massey University – Albany Campus). I was born and raised in a small city called Serra Branca (with 17.000 habitants, approximately) located in the Northeast of Brazil, and I obtained my Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at the Federal University of Paraiba (João Pessoa). My academic expectations are to become a lecturer and a researcher. The idea of producing knowledge and sharing relevant findings with society - trying to apply theoretical and empirical knowledge into daily life - is something that I find extremely rewarding. In New Zealand, and especially at Massey, I hope to achieve my goals and to have a spectacular cultural exchanging experience, which is certainly a lifetime opportunity that I am looking forward to embrace.
For the most part of the students who live in a developing country, having the opportunity to study in a first world country is a personal and academic dream. By being able to do so, we have the chance to … Read More