Class of 2025
Hometown: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York
Bio: Paola was born and raised in New York with Venezuelan roots. Her multicultural roots ingrained the need to constantly seek knowledge. She graduated from Bard College with a degree in Spanish Studies. Paola has worked as a certified English-Spanish interpreter and was a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Athens, Greece. She is fluent in English and Spanish, as well as conversant in Modern Greek (self-taught). In her free time, she enjoys travel, food, reading, music, and film.
Concentration: History, Culture, and Society
Research Area-Substantive: Migration, Freedom of Press, Gender Violence, Reproductive Rights
Research Area-Geographic: Cuba, Venezuela, Mexico, Northern Triangle