Undergraduate Research Scholar
Makayla Smith has joined the SSRC as ADI-ORED Undergraduate Research Scholar for Spring 2022. She being mentored by Drs. Mary Read-Wahidi and Kathleen Ragsdale and GRA Robert Kolbila of the SSRC Gender Impacts Lab. Smith is a member of the inaugural launch of a new pilot initiative of the Office for Research and Economic Development (ORED) and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI). The ADI-ORED Undergraduate Research Scholar program is designed to engage undergraduate students in meaningful research experiences in centers through Mississippi State University. Originally from Georgia, Smith is a junior majoring in Sociology.