Demography student Jewel Barnett, ‘14 featured in UTSA’s Commencement Spotlight


UTSA's Meet a Roadrunner Commencement Edition featured Demography student Jewel Barnett and five other students graduating in December. Jewel hopes to impact policy with her research on food insecurity.

Click below to see her video as she shares her story about her journey at UTSA from recovering from addiction to attaining a doctoral degree.  Jewel is a first-generation student whose research focuses on food insecurity and health as it relates to childhood obesity outcomes.

Click here for the full story on the UTSA Commencement webpage.

Click here for more information about the Applied Demography degree program.