Duke University Political Science

    Alicia M. Reyes-Barrientez
  • Alicia M. Reyes-Barrientez

  • Political Science
  • Bio

    Alicia Reyes-Barriéntez is a Ph.D. student studying Political Behavior & Identities and Race & Ethnic Politics. Her primary interests include the role of race and racism on attitudes regarding immigration policy and the intersection of race and gender in politics, particularly the role of Latina state legislators in pursuing descriptive representation. Alicia was awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship in the spring of 2010. As a recipient of a FLAS fellowship, Alicia has studied Yucatec Maya language and culture. Alicia graduated magna cum laude from Baylor University with a B.A. in Latin American Studies and Spanish. After completing her M.A. in Spanish at Baylor, she was appointed as a full-time lecturer in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages where she worked for two years. She is proud to be from Laredo, Texas.
  • Specialties

    • American Politics
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