Professor Puerto Leads Richter Student Research Team in Chiapas, Mexico


Photo of student researchers in Chiapas, Mexico

Oxy’s Richter Research Program takes faculty and students on an international field trip

This past summer, Alexandra Puerto, associate professor of history and a specialist in 20th-century Mexico, took three Oxy students with her to Chiapas, Mexico, to conduct their own original research: Julia Viola Tello ’21, a history major from Oakland; Xiomara Rodriguez ’20, a computer science major from Chicago; and Natalia Guerra ’20, a critical theory and social justice major from Rancho Palos Verdes. Each student chose a subtopic relevant to their major.

(Read the full story in the Occidental Magazine here.)