Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Miranda Stramel

Student - Ph.D. Candidate

Miranda Stramel earned a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College with a double major in Spanish and International Relations. After college she worked as a Spanish interpreter, ESL assistant and advocate for the children of migrant agricultural workers in public schools in her home state of Arkansas, and later as an international student advisor at the University of Arkansas to coordinate grant-funded and government sponsored international education programs. She received an M.A. in International Education, a Program of Intercultural Service and Leadership, from SIT Graduate Institute (formerly the School for International Training) in Brattleboro, Vermont, thesis titled “Building INGO Support: Sustaining Donor Engagement through Global Citizenship Education.” While working in the Education Department at Heifer International in Little Rock, Miranda coordinated an external evaluation of Heifer’s education programs by Western Michigan University. Previously in New Orleans, Miranda designed and delivered workers rights educational programs for the Workplace Justice Project at Loyola University Law School. Miranda’s research interests include social, environmental and health justice, social movements, global education and educação popular, international and community development, gender inequality, and public policy formation.