Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Alejandra Castillo

Student - M.A. Candidate

Alejandra is a first-year student in the Latin American Studies M.A. Program. She is from Nicaragua and has a B.A. in Dance with a minor in French from Tulane University. After graduating from Tulane, she worked at American Ballet Theatre, during which time, she became interested in their initiative for greater racial and ethnic inclusivity in the ballet community. Her research interests are human rights (specifically in gender and migration), and the role of women’s movements during periods of transition to democracy.