School of Social Sciences

Meet the School of Social Sciences peers and learn about the different issues concerning society, the economy, and politics that affect humans worldwide. Visit the peers to learn more about the different majors, minors, and opportunities for you to gain experience and better our communities!

Kaitlyn Lopez

Major(s): Psychology; Sociology

Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA

* Social Media Manager for the Latinx Student Psychological Association (LSPA) (2022 – Present)
* Peer Mentor through the Latinx Resource Center (2022 – present)
* Pursuing Research in the Sociology Honors Department (2022 – present)

Why do you love UCI?

UCI has taught me more about myself as an individual and what it means to be passionate in my pursuits. Also, while at UCI I have found a community that I am able to confide in as we navigate higher education together. I believe this would not have been possible if it were not for the atmosphere that UCI has created within its campus.

How can you be a successful Anteater?

I believe in order to become a successful anteater it helps to become more aware of the resources available. Further on this, it is helpful to possibly step a little outside of your comfort zone in order to find out more about these resources. Higher education can be difficult to navigate so it is especially helpful to know who to go to when you have a question.

What is one fun fact about yourself?

A fun fact about me is I share a birthday with Al Pacino! I am a big fan of his work so sharing a birthday with him is pretty cool 😀