Cynthia earned a BA in psychology from Texas State University in 2008. In 2011, she completed her master’s in higher education at Texas State University as well. Afterward, she spent six years providing academic counseling and support to college students of various classifications and disciplines. She and her husband, Dr. Dallawrence Dean recently celebrated their one-year wedding anniversary. Dr. Dean will be serving as a residence director on the Spring 2018 Semester at Sea voyage.
In addition to education, Cynthia is also passionate about gender and ethnic/racial equality. She is excited for the opportunity to travel abroad and meet people from different backgrounds. Cynthia also loves beaches, art, music, and writing. She looks forward to feeling inspired by the people and the open sea.