Student Highlight: Cata Herrera
Cata Herrera is a current senior at UIC double majoring in Anthropology and Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) with a minor in Spanish.
She is interested in researching the decolonization of education, the intersection of video games and anthropology, and learning about how people around the world are defending their natural resources. She is also fascinated by the idea of learning by listening. In Summer 2021, Cata was paid intern at the National Museum of Mexican Art where she assisted in archiving and organizing art for the museum. After graduation, she plans to travel and visit Mexico where she can learn more about her parents’ hometown and build a more intimate relationship with the community there.