Karla Rodriguez Beltran


Position Title
CST PhD Student


Research Interests: Social movements, immigration, Latinx studies, socio-legal studies, undocumented youth


  • UC Davis Provost's Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (Fall 2018)
  • Institute for Recruitment of Teachers Summer Workshop (2017)


  • B.A. in English, Magna Cum Laude, Nevada State College 
  • A.A., College of Southern Nevada  

Presentations and Panels

  • Panelist, Resistance Literature: Asserting Literary Agency. Nevada State College. Henderson, NV. April 2017. 
  • Presentation, Honors Thesis Defense. Nevada State College. Henderson, NV. April 2017. 
  • Co-facilitator, Immigrant Justice in the Age of Trump: Protect, Protest and Power-Build. Rise Up: From Protest to Power. Washington DC. April 2017. 
  • Panelist, Oye Mi Canto. University of Nevada, Las Vegas. September 2016. 
  • Panelist, Si Se Puede! Progressive Summit. Las Vegas, NV. January 2016. 
  • Panelist, The Dream is Now. College of Southern Nevada. Las Vegas, NV October 2014.