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Mrs Jessica Fernández de Lara Harada

Mrs Jessica Fernández de Lara Harada

PhD Candidate, Department of Politics and International Studies, Centre of Latin American Studies. University of Cambridge


Jessica graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Law with First Class Honours from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), and completed a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies with Distinction at University College London as a CONACYT Scholar. Jessica is a qualified lawyer and has accumulated some years of experience working at International Law Firms, in the Private Sector, and Government. In 2016, Jessica joined the Centre of Latin American Studies at the University of Cambridge as a Gates Cambridge Scholar.

Research Interests

Overlooked histories of marginal migrants and ethnic minorities; Transpacific migrations; Processes of incorporation, integration and exclusion; Mestizaje, race and racism; Gender, generation and class; Memory, violence and impunity; and Concentration of migrants.