Graduate Student Directory

Karla E. Reyes
  • Title
    • Ph.D. Student
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Latin American & Latino Studies
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Crown College Faculty Wing, ####
  • Mail Stop Merrill/Crown Faculty Services

Summary of Expertise

Previously Research 

  • Psychological Development of Perceptions of Leadership (PI: Dr. Emily Balcetis)
  • NYU Pipeline Programs for Student and Faculty Minorities (PI: Dr. Charlton McIlwain)
  • National Latino Research Center, CSUSM, San Marcos, CA         



  • Doctoral student, Latin America, and Latino Studies, UCSC
  • Master of Arts in Media, Culture, and Communication, NYU 
  • Double Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Spanish,CSUSM



Research Interests

Gender and work, gender and capitalism, political economy, and feminist theory

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • UCSC Mellon Foundation Pre-qualifying Fellow (2018)
  • “Archiving the Present” UC Mexus Small Grant  (2018)                                       
  • Feminist Collective of Sisters in the Borderlands, The Student Fee Advisory Committee (SFAC) (2018)
  • Honorable Mention, Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship (2018)
  • Black Radical Thought in the Americas, Chicano Latino Research Center, Research Cluster Grant (2017)
  • University of California Regents (2017)