Yxsel Melendrez-Ramirez is a Master’s Student in the Department of Sociology. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from California State University Monterey Bay. Yxsel's current research interests regard race and ethnicity in the labor movement. Her thesis investigates the inclusion of Latinx populations in the labor movement. Before coming to Columbia, Yxsel researched the family readiness of military families at the Research Facilitation Laboratory.
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Pre-Law at California State University Monterey Bay (with High Distinction)