Education

2018  PhD Political Science, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

 

2013  MA Transatlantic Politics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 

2011   BA Political Science, California State University, Stanislaus

 

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2019  “Treating immigrants like criminals has a long history in the United States,” The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post.

2018 "Surge in LGBTQ+ and Women of Color Candidates, Yet Obstacles Remain for LGBTQ+ Voters," The Forum, Urban Affairs Review.


2018 "2 Years After Pulse: How can scholars aid in the fight against LGBTQ+ marginalization?" Politics of Color blog, Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics.

2015  "Transgender Rights and Communities of Color,Politics of Color blog, Journal of Race, Ethnicity, & Politics.

2018  Outstanding Student Paper Award, 6th Annual LGBTQ+ Symposium, UI Champaign-Urbana

2018  ¡SI Se Puede! Award, Recuerda Cesar Chavez Committee, Albuquerque, New Mexico     

2013-2018 Doctoral Fellow Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy Research, University of New Mexico

 

2017 APSA Kenneth Sherrill Prize for best dissertation proposal in LGBTQ politics 

2015  Visiting Graduate Fellow Center for Poverty Research, University of California, Davis​​

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