Suyent Rodriguez

Suyent Rodriguez

Spring 2019 expected graduation PAS Program

surodrig@syr.edu

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Suyent Rodriguez Candeaux received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Africana Studies at the University of New Mexico. She served as a panelist at the New Mexico Teacher Diversity Summit 2016 and Black Lives Matter: Campus Climate in the Age of Colorblind Politics 2016. She presented at Courageous Conversations: Latinx Racial Equity Leadership Retreat 2017 on the inclusion of Afro-Latinx identity in conversations about Latinxs. She was the keynote speaker at Café con Soul Food 2018, a banquet hosted by the NAACP and La Lucha chapters of Syracuse University. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated and an avid advocate for Afro-Latinx social, educational, and academic visibility and inclusion. Her current research interests are the African diaspora in Latin America, the Hispanophone Caribbean, and Black Latinx migrants’ integration experience.