Aaron Arredondo receives dissertation grant

Aaron Arredondo

Aaron Arredondo

May 4, 2021

Aaron Arredondo, a University of Missouri sociology doctoral student, was recently awarded a 2020 American Sociological Association Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant of nearly $16,000.

The grant will help fund travel expenses to the research site, participant incentives and research assistants.

Arredondo’s dissertation is titled “Spatializing Critical Migration Studies: Racialized Spaces, Labor Rights, and Immigrant Justice Experiences in the Rural Midwest.” The project is in collaboration with MU Extension, the Cambio Center, labor unions and more.

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