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Rodrigo Dominguez Villegas



Rodrigo Dominguez Villegas, a Ph.D. student in the sociology department, is receiving a $10,000 pre-dissertation award to continue his research on families who return to Mexico after living in the United States. Rodrigo’s mentor is Prof. Jennifer Lundquist. Rodrigo’s primary research interests include international migration, economic development, and public policy analysis. He is also an independent consultant for the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, DC where he has written policy reports on international migration in North and Central America, return migration, and Mexico’s migration policy.