Elizabeth Gonzalez is a sophomore from Crown Point, Indiana studying political science and global affairs. Gonzalez’s primary research interests include comparative migration studies, the Caribbean diaspora, and political behaviors in Latin America. She seeks to conceptualize the difficulties migrants face globally and illuminate their stories through ethnography.
Currently, she is working with Dr. Karen Richman in the Departments of Latino Studies and Anthropology to research migration and development in Hispaniola. In partnership with Dr. Richman, Gonzalez is assisting in the production of an edited volume entitled The Otherness Triangle: Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and the International Community. In addition to being an International Scholar, Gonzalez is a member of the Fighting Irish Scholars Program.