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Meet Maricruz Osorio, 2017 Fund for Latino Scholarship Recipient

Maricruz Osorio (MFP 2017-18) graduated from Knox College, where she was a McNair Fellow and completed two research projects on the topics of race, social justice, and intergroup dialogue. She is currently a graduate student at the University of California, Riverside where she is a Eugene Cota-Robles Fellow. Her current research agenda focuses on race, immigration, refugees, gender, and intersectional theory. She has recently presented her ongoing work at the Midwest Political Science Annual Meeting and at the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium. The grant from the Latino Fund will allow for crucial travel and other related expenses to interview refugee women and officials. These funds allow for the progression of the ongoing project on the political socialization of refugees.

Learn more about the Fund for Latino Scholarship here.