Geidy Mendez

Job title: 
Data Science for Social Justice Fellow 2023
Political Science
Geidy Mendez is a Ph.D. candidate in the Political Science department at the University of California-Irvine.
Her work examines the role of transnational identity for Central American immigrants and their U.S. born children in the United States. She focuses her research on immigrants and their U.S. born children choice of political involvement via voting, protesting, social media, and interpersonal relationships. 
Geidy Mendez is a native of East Orange, New Jersey and hopes that her work furthers the dialogue of Central American-Americans identity and politics, inside and outside of the United States.