Paulina Ramirez Niembro

Graduate Student

Specialization

Immigration and Race, Affect Theory, Decolonial Studies, Queer Theory, US Third World Feminism, Latin American Feminisms

Education

BA in Social Psychology, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Graduate especialidades in “Especialidad en Migración Internacional,” El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF)

Graduate especialidades in “Especialidad en Epistemologías del Sur,” Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO)

Bio

Paulina Ramírez-Niembro is originally from Mexico City. She graduated from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México with a BA in Social Psychology. She also received two graduate especialidades: “Especialidad en Migración Internacional” from del Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF) and “Especialidad en Epistemologías del Sur” from Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO). Paulina is a doctoral candidate in the Department and is working on a doctoral emphasis in Feminist Studies at UCSB. Her research centers on immigration, affect, and belonging. Her work analyzes how undocumented migrants utilize affective strategies to navigate belonging in the United States.