Monica Cornejo, PhD

Monica Cornejo, PhD is an Assistant Professor in Interpersonal Communication in the Department of Communication at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and co-founder of  the Communication and Empowerment Collaborative (CEC). Dr. Cornejo’s research uses qualitative and quantitative methodologies to examine the structural barriers that lead to inequities among undocumented immigrants, how undocumented immigrants draw on communication identity management and advocacy strategies to challenge those barriers, and how those strategies relate to undocumented immigrants’ health and wellbeing.  

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