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Fellowship / Graduate Student Fellows

Angie M. Bautista-Chavez

  • 2019–2020
  • Edna Newman Shapiro, Class of 1936, and Robert Newman Shapiro, Class of 1972, Graduate Student Fellow
  • Harvard University
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Angie M. Bautista-Chavez is a PhD candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard University. She applies bureaucratic and organizational approaches to the study of contemporary migration.

In her dissertation, “Exporting Borders: The Domestic and International Politics of Migration Control,” Bautista-Chavez examines the bureaucratic drivers of US efforts to control migration beyond US borders and the conditions under which Mexican and US bureaucracies cooperate. Her previous work on organizational constituency-building strategies to reach Latinos in the United States is forthcoming in Political Science Quarterly.

Bautista-Chavez’s work has received support from the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at UC San Diego, the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality & Social Policy, and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. She has helped teach courses on borders and immigration, survey methodology, and qualitative research methods, and she received a 2019 Derek C. Bok Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching of Undergraduates. As a first-generation college student, Bautista-Chavez attended Rice University, where she earned a BA in political science and policy studies.

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