Rutgers GSE CMSI

Johanna Lopez

Johanna Lopez is a Ph.D. student at the University of Iowa’s Graduate School of History and a recipient of the Lulu Merle Johnson Fellowship. She earned a B.A. with a double major in Chicano Studies and History at The University of Texas at El Paso. Her current research interests include borderland history through the examination of marginalized people and focused on community impacts of displacement through a lens of gender. Through the Digital Humanities certificate offered at the University of Iowa, Johanna hopes to incorporate oral history and cinematography towards her dissertation.