Education: B.A., Sociology, UC Irvine; M.A. & Ph.D., Education, UC Santa Barbara
Malaphone is a second-generation Lao American and first-generation college graduate. She is passionate about supporting the success of underrepresented student groups in higher education and is happy to meet with students who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in this field. In her free time, Malaphone can be found practicing yoga, hiking the Santa Barbara trails, cooking/baking, and spending time with her friends and family.