Yvonne Perez, Ph.D., Secretary

Yvonne A. Perez, Ph.D. is the Program Coordinator for International Development at Pima Community College. She is responsible for implementing short-term mobility programs with partner institutions from Mexico, strengthening PCC’s participation with Fulbright programs, and promotes co-curricular programs for international students at PCC. Yvonne grew up in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico and moved to Tucson, Arizona when she began her bachelor’s degree at the University of Arizona. She completed her B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Educational Psychology at The University of Arizona, and her Ph.D. in Cultural Foundations of Education at Syracuse University. Yvonne co-authored a chapter on college-wide campus internationalization titled “Building a World-Class College: Creating a Global Community at Pima Community” and a research article titled “’Frozen in Time’: The impact of Native American media representations on identity and self-understanding.”