Sofia Duenas is a second-year doctoral student in Sociology and CREO and a Burns Fellow in the Program for Interdisciplinary Education Research (ND PIER). She received her B.A. in Sociology & Education from Whittier College and her M.A. in Urban Education from Loyola Marymount University.
Prior to Notre Dame, Sofia taught first and second grade in Los Angeles. She also spent a year on the Canary Islands with the Fulbright program as an English Teaching Assistant. Her current research interests are primarily centered around education and how educational experiences vary across racial and socioeconomic groups.