Jacy K Farkas

Graduate Student, Human Development and Family Science


Academic & Professional Interests:

  • Adolescent development and transition to adulthood, in particular for youth with developmental and other disabilities, as well as youth in the child welfare system
  • Models of person-centered practices and asset based community development
  • Intersectionality of disability and other marginalized social identities (e.g., race/ethnicity, sexual/gender minority) in terms of health disparities, community inclusion and successful adult living
  • Diversity, inclusion, and cultural/linguistic competency



  • University of Arizona: BA, MA