Graduate research fellows

Catalina A. Castro

Graduate Research Fellow

Catalina Anampa Castro is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. Catalina’s research draws on survey and administrative data to study the mechanisms of population-level racial and socioeconomic inequalities in the contemporary United States. She is specifically interested in studying the transmission of wealth from generation to generation. Catalina is a Michigan Population Studies Center predoctoral trainee and a Center for Inequality Dynamics Emerging Inequality Scholar. In addition to her primary focus, Catalina is also interested in the experiences of undocumented older adults and the different economic valuations of undocumented labor.