Irla Atanda is a senior IDS Minor majoring in American Studies with additional minors in business economics and theology. Atanda won a 2019-2020 Kellogg/Kroc Undergraduate Research Grant for her project, “The Venezuelan Migrants: Encountering Social Barriers in the Labor Market.” This research has informed her capstone project which is entitled, “Voices of Venezuelan Immigrants: Navigating Changes in the Family Structure, Cultural Integration, and Education.”
Kellogg Seniors Head to Grad School, Fellowships, Leadership Programs
May 18, 2020
Three graduating seniors affiliated with the Kellogg Institute for International Studies have received prestigious international fellowships, while a fourth has been awarded Notre Dame’s Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, CSC, Award. Others are going on to graduate school or jobs.
2020 Senior Spotlights
May 5, 2020
The Kellogg Institute is honoring our seniors by profiling one each day here and on Instagram.
The Voices of Venezuelan Migrants: Encountering Social Barriers in the Labor Market
Jul 22, 2019
I would be lying if I do not admit that I was so nervous and scared to conduct research. I feel like everything I learned and practiced in Professor McDonnell's class jumped out of my brain. I am generally a pretty confident person and willing to do anything, but now that I am actually conducting the research I had been preparing to conduct for months, I feel lost. Surprisingly, this feeling manifested itself in different ways throughout the week.