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Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm

Phone: 210.458.2849

Fax: 210.458.2569

Emailcapri@utsa.edu

Mailing Address

The University of Texas San Antonio
Child & Adolescent Policy Research Institute (CAPRI)
501 César E. Chávez Blvd.- Monterey Bldg 2.260
San Antonio, Texas  78207

Physical Address

The University of Texas San Antonio
Child & Adolescent Policy Research Institute (CAPRI)
301 S Frio Street- Monterey Bldg 2.260
San Antonio, Texas  78207

DR. HARRIETT ROMO

Director

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Harriett Romo has a Master’s and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, San Diego, and postdoctoral studies in Sociology at Stanford University. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Master’s in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles.
At present, Dr. Harriett Romo is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at UTSA. She has also taught at the University of Texas at Austin and at Texas State University. She has directed grant projects at CAPRI from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Small Business Administration, the Rockefeller Foundation, and other local foundations. Her research interests include Latino children and schooling, early childhood education, immigrant families and children, and youth with experience with child protective services.

CONTACT INFO

Harriett.Romo@utsa.edu 
(210) 458-2549

SOPHIA M. ORTIZ

Associate Director

BIOGRAPHY

Sophia Ortiz directs the administrative operations of the UTSA Child and Adolescent Policy Research Institute (CAPRI). She is responsible for independent/discretionary management of all financial resources, contract and grant administration, academic and staff personnel, student programs, facilities, equipment management, and special programs. In addition she participates in planning, organizing, coordinating, staffing, and supervising various programs. She supervises the development and modification of contracts and grant proposals, oversees the monitoring of awards to ensure the appropriateness of expenditures and is responsible for managing resources to meet audit compliance criteria. She has been responsible for compliance with various regulations and reporting requirements including re-budgeting, and human subjects (IRB) on several grants with CAPRI. She earned both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees in Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

CONTACT INFO

Sophia.Ortiz@utsa.edu
(210) 458-2692

CHERYL LANGE

Department Fiscal Specialist

CONTACT INFO

Email: cheryl.lange@utsa.edu

Phone: (210) 458-3089

GRADUATE/ UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS, INTERNS, AND STUDENT ASSISTANTS

BIOGRAPHY

The Child and Adolescent Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) strives to provide meaningful experiences to students pursing a degree in higher education. We offer positions for graduate, undergraduate research assistants, interns, and post-doctorate fellows to engage in social research vital to the operation of our grants. These opportunities give students on-site work experiences while applying the principles of their relevant coursework. If you are interested in learning more about CAPRI’s current projects, visit our website at: utsa.capri.edu, Or contact us directly at 210-458-2849.

CONTACT INFO

capri@utsa.edu
(210) 458-2849