Veronica Lerma

UC Merced graduate student Veronica Lerma
Title: 
Sociology graduate student
Bio: 

Veronica is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Sociology Ph.D. program at the University of California, Merced. Her research interests include intersectionality, criminalization, Chicana feminisms, and historical sociology. Veronica’s dissertation examines the criminalization of Mexican American women and girls in the current era of mass incarceration and punitive social control. Specifically, she aims to identify the ways in which race, gender, class, and sexuality intersect with various institutions to define Mexican American women as criminal, as well as how these women interpret, experience, and navigate this criminalization. Veronica received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of the Pacific in 2011 and her Master of Arts degree from the University of California, Merced in 2013.

Sociology Department Chair
Paul Almeida, Professor
 
Sociology Graduate Chair
Zulema Valdez, Associate Professor
 
Sociology Undergraduate Chair
Irenee Beattie, Associate Professor
 
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Merced, CA 95343
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