Mariana Galvez Seminario, University of Colorado Boulder
Mariana Galvez Seminario is a third-year student at the University of Colorado Boulder double majoring in sociology and women & gender studies. They are interested in Reproductive Justice and the issues that it encompasses such as immigration justice, trans and queer liberation, housing justice, and food security. They work with the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), and they were their policy intern for the legislative session of 2019. They are doing research on the Latina/o/x contributions to intersectionality and the theoretical and empirical considerations of the “x” in Latinx and womxn (etc) with their mentor. They will be presenting the paper on “x” at the WPSA conference in April. They are also doing their own research on the Latina/x contributions to Reproductive Justice at its foundation and in contemporary moments, as well how one can queer Reproductive Justice. Mariana is excited to research and write about Reproductive Justice through a political science lens and believes it will be useful in the field and the movement.