Daeja Marzette is a research fellow at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy’s Community Research Institute (CRI) at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She joined the Johnson Center in 2017 and is responsible primarily for designing, implementing, and managing community-based applied research projects.
Prior to joining the Johnson Center, Marzette worked with the Psychology Department at the University of Michigan, where she conducted research focused on multiracial identities and experiences. Through this research, she was able to identify unique experiences of discrimination that multiracial individuals face.
Marzette holds a Bachelor of Arts in both Spanish and Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience from the University of Michigan.