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Kiara Sanchez

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Kiara Sanchez



Kiara Sanchez is a PhD candidate in Stanford's Department of Psychology. Her dissertation focuses on how cross-race friends talk about their race-related experiences with each other and how these conversations can impact closeness and each friend's feelings of authenticity and learning. Other projects explore how people discuss race across group lines in various contexts such as parent-teacher relationships, neighborhoods, and classrooms.