Ana Laura Rivera Receives College of Liberal Arts Research Grant
Posted: April 2, 2013
Ana Laura Rivera received $530 from the College of Liberal Arts to fund research for her Humanities Honors thesis.
Ana Laura's Humanities contract is on "Public Policy, Development, and Women's Rights." Her thesis will identify the challenges of abortion access in South Texas among Latinas. The project will be a qualitative study and will include interviews in South Texas on women who have had an abortion.
Dr. Kristine Hopkins from the Department of Sociology and the Population Research Center will supervise her thesis. Dr. Hopkins' research focus is on reproductive health issues in Texas, the U.S.- Mexico border and Latin America.