Graduate Student

Sovannie Len examines how media, race, and identity intersects, utilizing communication and psychology theories.


Sovannie Len is a graduate student in the Department of Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She earned a B.A. and M.A. in Psychology at San Jose State University before pivoting to the Communication field. Len examines how race and identity transform in conjunction with a media environment, particularly narrative media. 

Specialization: Media Effects; Race and Culture; Microaggression, Stereotypes, and Discrimination



M.A. (2021), San Jose State University, Research and Experimental Psychology

B.A. (2017), San Jose State University, Psychology