Curriculum Vitae


(2022)            Ph.D., Ethnic Studies, University of California-Berkeley

                      Dissertation: “Con Sueños Que Ya Son Viejos: How Aging Latino                                    

                      Immigrants Confront Inequality in Later Life”

                      Committee: Lok Siu, Cristina Mora, Ulla Berg, Christian Paiz

2014              M.A., Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley

2012              B.A., Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies, Rutgers University

                      Recognition: Summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa

                      Minors: American Studies and Women’s & Gender Studies 

Selected Honors & Awards


2021-2022     César Chávez Dissertation Fellowship, Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies            

                      Program, Dartmouth College

2021-2022     Global Health Fellow, The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, 

                      Dartmouth College and Geisel School of Medicine Center for Health Equity 

2021-2022     Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship in Latino Studies, School for Advanced Research,

                      Santa Fe, NM (declined)

2021              Future Faculty Career Exploration Fellowship, Rochester Institute of Technology

2021              Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR) Summer 

                      Mentoring Workshop for Advanced Doctoral Students in Latinx Studies

2020-2021     Dissertation Fellowship, Ford Foundation 

2020-2021     Graduate Fellowship, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, UC Berkeley

2018-2021     Fellowship, Center for Race and Gender, UC Berkeley



2021               Behavioral and Social Sciences Section- Student Registration Award, Gerontological

                       Society of America (GSA)

2021               Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, Ethnic Studies Department, UC Berkeley

2019               Travel Research Award, Graduate Assembly, UC Berkeley

2019               Research Grant, Center for Race and Gender, UC Berkeley

2018               Future Faculty Development Program Awardee, Sociology Department, Virginia            

                       Polytechnic Institute and State University

2017               Second Place, Emerging Scholars Poster Competition, International Conference on Aging                          in the Americas

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