Assistant Specialist Researcher

Center for Public Policy Research
2020 Research Park Drive, Suite 130

DavisCA 95618

Office Phone(530) 297-4441


  1. M.A. – California State University, Sacramento
  2. B.A. – California State University, Chico


Macaria earned her Master’s degree in Spanish Language and Literature from CSU, Sacramento. Before joining the Center for Public Policy Research at the University of California, Davis, she worked for the University of Virginia at the National Center for Early Childhood Education. While employed at the Center for Public Policy Research, she has worked on the National Youth in Transition Database Project and is currently playing a central role in the Spanish Language Learning Experiences Project, funded by the California Department of Social Services. She has published several papers on children and law.