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Kati Barahona-Lopez

PhD Candidate in Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Biography, Education and Training
University of California, Santa Cruz Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology, 2012-present
Research Interests: migration; Latinx studies; gender; race and ethnicity; inequality; identity; transnationalism; youth studies
University of California, Santa Cruz M.A. Sociology, 2014
Thesis: English Language Designation: A Case Study on the Racialization of Latina/os Elementary School Students in Contra Costa, California.
Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, NY) B.A. 2010
Senior Thesis: Racializing the Salvadoran Body Through the Los Angeles Times 1990- 1992.

Honors, Awards and Grants
The University of California Chancellor’s Dissertation Year Fellowship
University of California Consortium on Science and Law Summer Fellowship
Lionel Cantú Memorial Award
Honorable Mention, Ford Foundation Dissertation Year Fellowship
Student Fellow, The Chicago Ethnography Incubator
Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship
Teaching Interests
Socy156 - Latina/o Identity (Fall 2013)