Kiara Hernandez

Student Researcher

Kiara Hernandez is a PhD candidate in Government at Harvard University and a James M. and Cathleen D. Stone PhD Scholar in Inequality and Wealth Concentration at the Harvard Kennedy School. Broadly, her academic research explores the intersection of ethnorace, class, wealth inequality, and intergroup conflict in the contemporary U.S., with a focus on collective action in low-wage workplaces. Kiara graduated with a B.A. in International Relations and German from the University of Pennsylvania in 2018. Before graduate school, she spent two years as a predoctoral research specialist in the Emerging Scholars in Political Science program at Princeton University, where she contributed to research on public opinion, voter turnout, and racialized campaign messaging in American elections. 

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