Center Staff

Erika Gaitan, B.A.

Research Assistant

Erika Gaitan is a second year graduate student at Boston University pursuing an M.S.W. in Macro Social Work with a certificate in Human Services Management.  Prior to attending Boston University, Ms. Gaitan was an AmeriCorps volunteer with City Year San Antonio– an education-focused nonprofit organization that partners with high-need public schools to provide full-time targeted student interventions. Her research interests include education reform, border disparities, social entrepreneurship, and capacity enhancement in urban communities of color with particular attention to Latinos. Ms. Gaitan holds a B.A. with honors in both Music and Psychology from Texas State University.