Atenea Rosado-Viurques

Doctoral Student


Atenea Rosado-Viurques is a doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania pursuing a joint PhD in Education, Culture and Society, and Anthropology. Rosado-Viurques previously worked as a Federal Advisor for the Ministry of Public Education in Mexico, and as a consultant in Human Rights education for UNHCR, Save the Children, and Amnesty International. Rosado-Viurques has taught young immigrants in Mexico and the United States, as well as youth involved in drug trafficking. Her research has been funded by the Mexican National Research and Science Council, and the United Nations Office of Academic Impact. 


MA in International Educational Development from Columbia University, and BA in Pedagogy from the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Research Interests

Her research focuses on the experiences of immigrant children during and after immigration detention and border-crossing, and the intersections between the “War on Drugs” in Central and North America, and transnational immigration policy. 



Graduate Status