BA, Anthropology, University of Chicago, 2007 MA, Urban Education, University of Chicago, 2008
I am a joint PhD student in anthropology and education. My current research interests focus on the mobility, subjective positioning and management by both state and non-state actors of undocumented unaccompanied youth as they circulate between Latin American and the United States. I also hope to explore the discursive production of people as "social types" and the conceptualization of borders, statehood and sovereignty in transnational migration contexts.
Nichols, Briana. 2021. "Nothing is easy: educational striving and migration deferral in Guatemala." Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369183X.2021.1877122