Rutgers GSE CMSI

Paolo Aiello

Paolo Aiello is a fourth-year student at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) pursuing a B.A. in Spanish Literature and Central American Studies. During his time at CSUN, he has served as an archival assistant for the Central American Studies Visual Archive and Library, and has worked for the CSUN EOP DREAM Center, helping to serve the community of undocumented students and allies on campus. He currently works for the CSUN Learning Resource Commons as a supplemental instructor, overseeing UNIV 61 courses, which aim to strengthen the writing abilities of first-time freshmen. His research interests include testimonial literature, writings of the Central American diaspora, and the production of diasporic identity. He is currently exploring research related to the testimonials of undocumented and disabled immigrants.