Diego Quiñones graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2016, where he studied History, Political Science, and Latin American studies. Upon graduating, Diego moved to Washington D.C. to participate in a Public Policy fellowship with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) and had the privilege of meeting President Barack Obama. He was also a Civic Engagement Fellow for NALEO Educational Fund and worked as a Legislative Fellow for U.S. Senator Robert Menendez.
Dr. Rocio Gomez
Dr. Rocio Gomez holds a Ph.D. in Latin American History from the University of Arizona. Her research explores the environmental history of Modern Mexico and focuses on the effects of silver mining on water and public health in Zacatecas. Gomez is establishing a strong publication record with peer-reviewed journal articles and encyclopedia entries and is the author of Silver Veins and Dusty Lungs: Water, Public Health, and the Environmental Legacies of Industry in Modern Mexico, 1834-1945, which is under contract with the University of Nebraska Press.