GARRETT, MARY ELLENName: Mary Garrett
Title of Project: 
Racial Silence and Senegalese Migrant Political Efficacy in Buenos Aires
Advisor: Amy Oakes
Honors Department: International Relations

“Racial silence” is a phenomenon in Argentina where silence (not acknowledgement of more than one race) is considered the true marker of a society without racism. I will measure its effect on how Senegalese people understand their place in politics.

Hometown: Washington D.C.
Hobbies: Yoga, Rock Climbing, Hiking, Listening to public radio, Cooking, Listening to music
Fun Fact: I like making forts in my room and having ukulele sing alongs.

 

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