Mirena Ainara Munich is an M.A. candidate in political science at Columbia University. Her research interest is centered around comparative politics, specifically concentrating on identity politics, polarization, social movements, intragroup relations, as well as intraminority relations. She focuses on these dynamics with a regional focus on Latin America and cross-comparison with the United States.
Before joining Columbia University’s M.A. program, Ms. Munich received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from Emerson College with minors in history and political science.