Mara Cecilia Ostfeld is a postdoctoral fellow at the Ford School of Public Policy. Mara's current research focuses on the effects of exposure to Spanish-language media on both actual patterns of Latino political identification, as well as how Latinos are perceived politically. Beyond this research, her work has explored questions relating to immigration attitudes, news frames, and survey techniques. She is the co-author of a forthcoming piece in Political Communication, "Revisiting the effects of case studies in the news," with Diana C. Mutz. Mara received her PhD in political science from the University of Pennsylvania and her MPP from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.