Estela Bernice Diaz

Estela Bernice Diaz

ebd2129@columbia.edu
Department: 
Sociology
Areas of Interest: 
Gender, Sexuality, Education, Queer Theory, Inequalities
Education: 

B.A. in Sociology with Honors, Certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Princeton University (2014)

Biographical Note: 

Estela Bernice Diaz is a doctoral student and Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University. She is also a National Science Foundation (NSF) GRFP Fellow, and Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow. Her current research interests include gender and sexuality, early childhood education, queer theory, and social inequality. Prior to beginning her doctoral studies, Estela organized an interdisciplinary conference with Princeton’s Office of Religious Life on “Poverty and Peacemaking,” structured around a series of roundtables with diplomats, religious leaders, scholars, philanthropists, artists, and students. She then worked as an undergraduate admissions officer at Princeton University for two years. Originally from Los Angeles, Estela received her B.A. in Sociology with a certificate in gender and sexuality studies from Princeton University in 2014. 

Publications: 

"Sex-y Space: Space and Sexual Communities in the Bay Area and Pioneer Valley, 1960-1980" 

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Journal 2013

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