Guadalupe Madrigal

Ph.D. Candidate, Communication and Media, University of Michigan, Projected 2022

B.A., Communication Studies and Chicana/o Studies, UCLA, 2017

Guadalupe Madrigal is a Ph.D. candidate in the Communication and Media department at the University of Michigan. She pairs her doctorate degree with a Rackham graduate certificate in Latina/o Studies. She received her B.A. in Communication Studies and Chicana/o Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Her doctoral research is centered on the question: What increases support for specific immigrant groups over others? Her current research examines news media’s narrative construction of undocumented immigrant youth, and the impact of these narratives on public opinion and attitudes toward immigration. She is currently the graduate student organizer for the Political Communication Working Group at the University of Michigan.

Fun Facts Alert! When Guadalupe is not PhD-ing, she is dancing salsa, crocheting, sewing, or reading novels. She is also affectionately known by her nickname “Lupita.”