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Isabela Casillas

Sociology and Political Science
Public Policy concentration
Journalism Studies and Political Communication minors
CSSH Ambassador

Graduated in May 2022

Favorite Courses:

  • Environmental Politics
  • Class, Power and Social Change
  • Environment and Society
  • Public Relations

Student Clubs and Organizations:

  • Latin American Student Organization – Vice President of External Affairs
  • Korean American Student Organization – Performance Coordinator
  • NUDanco – Student Teacher & Choreographer
  • CSSH Peer Mentor
  • CSSH Summer Bridge Peer Mentor
  • CSSH NUin Mentor
  • SOCL1000 Assistant
  • Sociology & Anthropology Student Association (SASA)
  • NU Mutual Aid
  • PODER Early Arrival Program panelist

Experiential Learning:

Isa has completed an internship with the Mexican Consulate Department of Legal Protection. They have also conducted two research projects:

  • Long term project with Professor Ramiro Martinez studying homicide data in Miami-Dade County and its links to the sociological underpinning of violence in BIPOC/immigrant communities;
  • PEAK Award + Independent research project (SOCL4993) –  Project on the dissection of political understanding within Latinx communities

Global Experiences:

  • NUin Prague
  • Semester Abroad at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea


  • SPNS3601 – After-school teaching assistant at Rafael Hernandez Dual Immersion School

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