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Michelle Barrera-Valenzuela

M.A. student

Contact

Building & Room:

1507 UH

Office Phone:

(312) 996-2275

Office Hours - Spring 2020
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday 12:00pm – 02:00pm And by appointment
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

About

Michelle Barrera-Valenzuela is from a suburb near Chicago. In May 2019 she graduated Summa Cum Laude from UIC with a Bachelors in Political Science and Highest Departmental Distinction in Latin American and Latino Studies. During her time as an Undergraduate she volunteered for AmeriCorps as a JusticeCorps member to help self-represented litigants receive equal and fair access to legal resources. During this time she also interned for the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights where she managed the Family Support Network Hotline. In the LALS M.A program she is  interested in studying issues of human rights and forced migration.