Carolina Fuentes

Carolina is a PhD candidate studying Anthropology at the George Washington University (GWU). She earned her BA in International Affairs and MA in Anthropology as a Presidential Fellow at GWU. Her research focuses on Salvadoran migration patterns, community-building, and identity formation in the DMV area. She has worked as an Editorial Assistant at Anthropological Quarterly, where she read and edited articles from around the world. At HumanitiesDC, she hopes to learn more about the different community-led initiatives that increase participation in the humanities while also supporting the oral history community of practice in the nation’s capital. Outside of work, Carolina is part of the Yellow House Collective, producing Las Muertes Más Bellas del Mundo/ The Most Beautiful Deaths in the World, a film about Salvadoran artists in Washington, DC.