Emissaries

Giselle Cunanan

Ph.D. in American Studies

What is your hometown?

San Diego, California

Where did you complete your Undergraduate Studies?

Gonzaga University

What is your major?

American Studies

What degree are you working toward?

I am working toward a Ph.D. in American Studies with a focus on Critical Ethnic Studies.

Why did you choose graduate school at IU Bloomington?

I chose IU Bloomington because of the funding and scholarship opportunities and awards.

What's been your favorite academic accomplishment since you've been here?

I have a stronger sense of my political investments and my role in society.

What do you enjoy most about life in Bloomington?

At IU, I was able to build an interdisciplinary community of scholars committed to engaging social justice issues.