Silvia Ferrer, University of California, Riverside
Silvia Ferrer is a first-generation honors student at the University of California, Riverside, double majoring in political science and English. She is passionate about writing, immigrant rights, and community involvement. Ms. Ferrer has interned at the Superior Court of San Bernardino, the UCR Office of Campus Counsel, and now interns at the Office of Representative Pete Aguilar (D-CA). Her background has shaped her research interests in racial equity, immigration policies, and politics within the digital age. Inspired by her own experiences, Silvia is currently conducting her undergraduate honors thesis with Dr. Loren Collingwood on the university experience of undocumented students. She plans to pursue her interest in public service through the AmeriCorps program, then aspires to continue her education by entering a dual JD/political science PhD program that will join her interest in the law and academia.