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My areas of interest include anti-Latinx discrimination in education, Latina/o social and personal identities, and institutional inequality across race, class, gender, and migration status. I approach my teaching from a feminist and anti-racist social justice perspectives. As a comprehensive advocate of inclusion and social equality, I am passionate about mentorship and service. 


PhD Sociology Texas A&M University

MA Sociology Loyola University 

BA Sociology University of Illinois 

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