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Vanessa Navarro Rodriguez

Personal Statement

Vanessa Navarro-Rodriguez is a Ph.D. Candidate in political science at the University of California, Berkeley, focusing on comparative politics and international relations. Her dissertation looks at the effect of economic development in the south of Chile on Mapuche’s political behavior and identity formation. Before attending UC Berkeley, she graduated from Cornell University magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Government. Her work has been supported by the UC Berkeley's Global, International, and Area Studies; the UC Berkeley Center for Latin American Studies; the UC Berkeley Mentored Research Award; the UC Berkeley Graduate School Chancellor’s Fellowship, and the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute. 

Dissertation Committee Chair
Leonardo Arriola & Alison Post
Primary Subfield
Comparative Politics
Secondary Subfield
International Relations