Graduate Research Assistant
University of Colorado Bouder
Molly Hamm-Rodríguez is a Ph.D. student in the educational equity and cultural diversity program at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research interests are interdisciplinary and explore the intersections between language, immigration, culture, and schooling. She is particularly interested in transnational, hemispheric, and diaspora studies related to youth living in and displaced from Latin America and the Caribbean. She is a recent recipient of a quick response grant from the Natural Hazards Center. The funds with support a joint research project with another doctoral student to explore the educational effects of displacement on Puerto Rican K-12 students who enrolled in mainland U.S. schools after Hurricane María. Previously, Hamm-Rodríguez was the associate director of an educational nonprofit organization in the Dominican Republic, where she oversaw projects funded by the United States Agency for International Development and the U.S. Embassy. She is an active member of the American Educational Research Association and the Comparative and International Education Society. She received an M.A. in international educational development from Teachers College, Columbia University.