Affiliate(s): Southwestern Social Science Association, Southwestern Sociology Association

Dr Liliana Rodriguez, assistant professor of sociology at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently named as a Career Enhancement Fellow by the Institute for Citizens and Scholars and funded by the Mellon Foundation. The fellowship will allow her to advance her research in immigration, race relations, and Latina/o studies, in addition to other fields. She is also co-coordinator of Southwest Borderlands and Mexican American Studies.

In addition to her university appointments, Dr. Rodriguez recently began a term of service on the executive council for the Southwestern Sociology Association, an affiliate of the Southwestern Social Science Association.

To learn more about Dr Rodriguez and the Institute for Citizens and Scholars, see the news release from Texas A&M-Kingsville announcing her appointment.