Graduate Directory

Karla E. Reyes
  • Title
    • Ph.D. Student
    • Teaching Assistant
    • Graduate Student Researcher for Social Science Research Development office
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Latin American & Latino Studies
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Crown College Faculty Wing, ####
  • Mail Stop Merrill/Crown Faculty Services

Summary of Expertise


GSR for University of California, Santa Cruz's Office of Social Science Research Development, 2018-Present

GSR for New York University's Office of the Provost, Project, Minority Faculty Engagement and Development, 2016 

Research Assistant for California State University, San Marcos' National Latina/o Research Center, 2013-2014


  • Ph. D. Student in Latin America & Latina/o Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz, Present
  • M.A. in Media Culture and Communication, New York University

  • Double B.A. in Spanish Language and Human Development, California State University, San Marcos

Research Interests

Gender, work/ labor, Social Reproduction Theory, informal economies, and Latina Feminist Theory

Honors, Awards and Grants

UCSC Mellon Foundation Pre-qualifying Fellow, 2018


UC Mexus Small Grant for the project “Archiving the Present,” 2018


Feminist Collective of Sisters in the Borderlands, The Student Fee Advisory Committee, 2018


Honorable Mention, Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, 2018


Black Radical Thought in the Americas, Chicano Latino Research Center, Research Cluster Grant, 2017


University of California Regents,2017