Meet Rebeca J. Agosto Rosa, 2019 Fund for Latino Scholarship Recipient

Rebeca J. Agosto Rosa is a political science graduate student at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She studies American politics with a focus on political psychology and identity. Her dissertation project examines under what conditions and why foreign language cues affect political attitudes in non-political contexts. Support from the Fund for Latino Scholarship will assist in her travel to the 2019 APSA Annual Meeting, where she will present her work on the political consequences of Spanish language cues in non-political media. She will also attend the Political Psychology pre-conference and the Latino Politics Workshop. She is a Schroeder fellow at the Cline Center for Advanced Social Research, a Harry S. Truman scholar, and a recipient of the Rita and Leonard Ogren Prize. She holds a master’s degree in political science from UIUC and a bachelor’s degree in political science and journalism from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.  


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