Paris is a graduate project assistant for Prevention and Campus Health Initiatives. In this position, Paris supports initiatives at the policy and structural level to advance health equity and cultivate well-being, especially in academic settings (e.g. classrooms, labs, etc.).
Paris is also a Ph.D. student in the department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis with a doctoral minor in sociology at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She researches personal networks, relationships, policies, and processes in Higher Education that shape well-being and thriving for Black and Indigenous women, from pre-college programs to post-tenure. Prior to the doctoral journey, Paris worked for 10 years as a higher education practitioner within college admissions and student affairs, and has a master’s degree in professional counseling.