College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

CAHSS Graduation Stories: Erika Perez Montes, Humanities & Communications Major, Psychology minor

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Erika Perez Montes

Congratulations to HCOM Major and PSY Minor Erika Perez Montes, who will go on to pursue a Ph.D. in Communication at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Born in Guanajuato, Mexico, and raised in San Jose, CA, Erika is a queer/trans activist, founder of the Queer/Trans Peer Mentoring Program at CSUMB, and will continue research into Microaggressions Within The LGBTQ+ Community, focusing on gender and sexual orientation, with the support of the University of Maryland's McNair Fellowship.