Student Biographies

Abigail Gerlach

Abigail Gerlach is a sophomore research assistant with MARTI.

Hortencia Correa

Hortencia Correa is from Kennett Square, PA and is a first generation student. Her family is from Mexico and have been a big influence in her academic achievements. She is currently a junior, majoring in honors psychology and minoring in

Jamie Suever

Jamie Suever is a senior anthropology student from Frederick, Maryland. In addition to anthropology, she is minoring in biology. She realized after taking a course in medical anthropology that her interests are in the medical field. Jamie intends to go

Yanira Cintora Lopez

Yanira Cintora Lopez was born in Moroleón, Guanajuato, Mexico. She migrated to the U.S when she was just five years old.

Nancy Lopez Sosa

Nancy, originally from Guanajuato, Mexico is currently a sophomore at the Cook Honors College.

Shalom Haileselassie

Shalom Haileselassie is a junior double major in applied anthropology and regional planning.

Lisa McCann

Lisa McCann is a volunteer researchers who graduated with honors, receiving her BA in Anthropology with a minor in Latin American Studies from IUP.


Guadalupe Ortiz Cortez

Bio of Guadalupe Ortiz-Cortez for CALSA 

Altagracia Moquette

Bio for Altagracia Moquette, CALSA Speaker.

Qiana Lightner

Bio of Qiana Lightner, CALSA Speaker.

Rosamaria Ponciano

Biography of Rosamaria Pociano, CALSA Speaker 2013

Marc Colón

Marc Colón's bio for CALSA

Pamela Guzman

Pamela Guzman's bio for CALSA.

Rosamaria Ponciano Parada

Rosamaria Ponciano Parada is a senior. She is responsible for outreach efforts at College Prep 101 for Latinos and is project coordinator.