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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight Series

Chicanx and Latinx Studies partnered with MEChA de UCSD to highlight members of our UC San Diego community in honor of Latinx Heritage Month. Profiles are featured on our Instagram account. View the drawers below for our featured profiles.


Featured Profiles

2021 Spotlights

Daniel Alfaro, Undocumented Student Services

Luis Alvarez, Department of History

James Antony, Department of Education Studies

Gerardo Arellano, Raza Resource Centro

Kaitlyn Avila, Communication and International Studies-History Double Major

Veronica Bejar, Office of Undergraduate Research

Julio Berreiro, Department of Physics

Roberta Camarena, Office of Admissions

Robert Castro, Department of Theatre & Dance

Luis R. Castellanos, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Frances Contreras, Department of Education Studies

Melanie B. Cruz, Health Sciences Advancement

Teddy Cruz, Department of Visual Arts

Ricardo Dominguez, Department of Visual Arts

Maruth Figueroa, Office of the Vice Chancellor - Student Affairs

Trinidad Figueroa, Thurgood Marshall College

Jennifer Gomez, Political Science-Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Major

Olivia Graeve, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Allison Hermosa, Sociology-Social Inequality Major

Israel Hernandez, Thurgood Marshall College

Ramón A. Hernandez, School of Medicine

Martin Leyva, Joint Doctoral Program (JDP) Candidate in Department of Education Studies

Luis Martin-Cabrera, Department of Literature

Blanca Meléndrez, Altman Clinical Translational Research Institute

Gilberto Mosqueda, Department of Structural Engineering

Mercedes Muñoz, Office of the Chancellor

Brandon Najera, Ethnic Studies and History Double Major

Lisa Ordóñez, Rady School of Management

Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra, Department of Sociology

Kat Peña, Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Student in Department of Theatre and Dance

MarDestinee Perez, Center for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion

Jose Ramirez, History and Political Science Double Major

Elizabeth Robles, Thurgood Marshall College

Amanda Rojas, Japanese Studies Major and Chicanx and Latinx Studies Minor

Irene Rubio, Thurgood Marshall College

Carolyn Sandoval, Teaching + Learning Commons

Frank Silva, Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Sara Solorzano, International Studies-Sociology Major and Chicanx and Latinx Studies Minor

Alejandra Sotelo-Solis, Political Science Alumna

Daphne V. Taylor-García, Department of Ethnic Studies

Manuel Vargas, Department of Philosophy

Oscar Vazquez Mena, Center for Memory and Recording Research (CMRR)

Elizabeth Villa, Division of Biological Sciences

Hugo Villar, Division of Extended Studies

Belinda Zamacona, Chancellor's Associates Scholars Program