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Prof. Zheyla M. Henriksen, PhD

Title: Retired Professor, Poet and Researcher
Company: University of California Davis
Location: Sacramento, California, United States

Prof. Zheyla M. Henriksen, PhD, Retired Professor, Poet and Researcher at University of California, Davis, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in education.

Dr. Henriksen is a researcher, poet and former professor for the University of California Davis. She earned her master’s degree in Spanish literature at California State University, Sacramento and subsequently graduated from the University of California Davis with a doctorate in Latin American and Spanish literature. As an author, she has published multiple works of poetry and participated in poetry contests, being named as a finalist in one in 2014.

Dr. Henriksen also serves the community as the vice president of the San Francisco Opera. She has retired from teaching students but continues to write. Her mother was her greatest mentor and a source of inspiration for her. Now, she mentors other writers, using her skills as a professor to help them hone their craft.

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