Iris Ramirez

Iris Ramirez

Graduate Student

Cohort 2018-19


Curriculum Vitae


  • BA, Chicana and Chicano Studies, Minor in Child & Adolescent Development, California State University, Northridge (2018)
  • M.A., Chicana/o and Central American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles


  • Iris’ research touches upon social, political, and historical components of the national and transnational Central American experience. Specifically, her dissertation project explores the experiences of Central American migrant women in the Los Angeles garment industry.
  • 20th century U.S. presidential administrations and foreign policy enactments
  • Criminalization of Central American (im)migrants and families

Honors & Awards

  • Graduate Research Mentorship (2020)
  • Graduate Summer Research Mentorship (2020)
  • Eugene Cota-Robles (2018 – 2022)
  • Chancellors Doctoral Incentive Program (2018)


  • Fall 2019: CS 10B
  • Winter 2019: CS 10A
  • Spring 2020: CS 101