Lorena Garcia

    Email Address: lorena@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Sociology
    Secondary Department: Latin American and Latino Studies
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: BSB 4140C Phone: 312-413-3759
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    gender & sexuality
    race/ethnicity
    U.S. Latinas/os
    youth

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Major: Sociology and/or LALS and/or GWS
    Required Coursework: Intro to Sociology and/or LALS and/or GWS
    minimum G.P.A. 3.5
    Year in College: 3rd or 4th year

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Student will primarily assist with literature review for new project(s) [and possibly participate in some preliminary fieldwork] . Student will also be expected to meet with me to discuss tasks related to project (at least once every 2 weeks). Student may also be asked to take some UIC-based training to assist with the project (i.e., IRB, library classes related to data collection, etc).

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