Melina is a PhD student with concentrations in American Politics and Public Policy. Melina's research focuses on Latinx and minority politics, health, and well-being; immigration policy and politics; and race, gender, and class theories. She is currently a doctoral fellow with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at UNM. She holds a BA in Political Science from California State University, Stanislaus and a Master's in Transatlantic Politics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
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