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Postdoctoral Fellow at the Peabody College of Education and Human Development, Vanderbilt University

Sayil Camacho (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles) is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Vanderbilt University Peabody College of Education and Human Development and works on the Policies for Action Research Hub study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Her research interests include examining the work experiences of immigrant populations and the effects of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) federal program. Camacho founded the Tennessee UndocuAlly Committee to conduct UndocuAlly workshops and training for educators and immigrant rights advocates. From 2015 to 2019, Camacho worked on the National UnDACAmented Research Project (NURP) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.


  • 2017–present
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt University