Kennia L. Coronado
Position title: Ph.D. Candidate: American Politics | Comparative Politics
American politics, race and ethnicity, political behavior, political communication, representation gender politics, Latinx politics, and politics of immigration and immigration enforcement
Kennia L. Coronado is a Provost’s Predoctoral Fellow for Excellence in Diversity in the Department of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD Candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests lie broadly in American politics, race and ethnicity, political behavior, representation, politics of immigration and immigration enforcement, gender politics, Latinx politics, and political communication. Her research has been supported by the Elections Research Center and Chican@ Latin@ Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Coronado was inducted into the Edward Bouchet Graduate Honor Society in April, and in 2021, she received a campuswide early excellence in teaching award. She is an ICER Fellow, a FLAS Fellow (Brazilian Portuguese), an APSA MFP Fellow, an RBSI Scholar, and a McNair Scholar. Coronado received her M.A. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2019. She graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latinx Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2017.