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MMUF PhD and Macalester College Coordinator Alicia Munoz Interviewed by Mac Weekly

22 Oct '17

Alicia Munoz, an MMUF PhD who is currently Associate Dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship, Associate Professor of Hispanic and Latin American Studies, and coordinator of the MMUF program at Macalester College, was recently interviewed by the College's online newspaper Mac Weekly. Dr. Munoz, who grew up in a working-class Mexican-American community in Los Angeles and was selected as an MMUF Fellow at Swarthmore College before earning her PhD in Spanish language and literature from Cornell University, discusses her experiences in academia as a Latina woman, her work at the Institute for Global Citizenship, her favorite Latinx literature and music, and the transition from a large Latino community in Los Angeles to a smaller one in Minnesota.