Andrea Rodriguez
Student Fellow



Andrea Rodriguez was raised in the High Desert until she moved to Santa Barbara where she attended UCSB and obtained a B.A. in Global Studies with a minor in Latin American and Iberian Studies. While at UCSB, she had the opportunity to live and study in Paris, France and London, England to learn about the U.S.’ global relations and policies with the E.U. and U.K., from a European perspective. During her time in London, she volunteered at the Islington Law Centre assisting community members with their housing and welfare benefit needs. After graduation, she spent 5 years working as a Paralegal at an employment law firm representing plaintiffs and labor unions. She is currently working towards her Masters in Public Policy from UC Riverside, where she’s focusing on environmental, housing, and women’s rights policies. During her free time, she likes to visit coffee shops, traveling up the coast, and relaxing with her rescue dog.