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Samuel Laird

  • Program Assistant
  • Center for Applied Research and Analysis



  • B.A. Psychology, May 2020, University of New Mexico


Samuel Laird has been a Program Assistant for the Institute of Social Research for one year. He has working on data entry and automation Bernalillo County and the Metropolitan Detention Center. He enrolled in UNM in 2016 to receive his bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with a minor in English. Upon graduating in May 2020, he plans to attend graduate school in order to get a PsyD. He plans to become a therapist dealing in anxiety and depression, among other mental disorders, but also has an interest in fiction writing and potentially becoming an author.