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Khrysta A. Evans
Graduate Assistant, Center for Healthy Minds

Khrysta A. Evans is a PhD student in Educational Policy Studies in the Social Sciences concentration at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Originally from the Bronx, NY, she earned her BA in sociology from the University of Maryland, and her MA in educational studies from the University of Michigan. Before coming back to the academy for her PhD, Khrysta spent several years working in student support roles in schools and non-profit organizations. As a doctoral student, Khrysta is excited to learn about Black girls’ knowledge production and mapping the various strategies they employ to navigate their schooling experiences.

Khrysta supports the McNair-Center for Healthy Minds Scholars Program for underrepresented undergraduate students.


M.A., Educational Studies, University of Michigan
B.A., Sociology, University of Maryland