christina cano

Miami-raised Latine researcher, writer, and artist interested in race, urbanism, settler colonialism, policing, and political economy. Christina earned their B.A. with honors in Sociology and Creative Writing from the University of Chicago in 2019 and is currently a Ph.D. student in Sociology at Yale University and a Graduate Fellow with the Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration. Their mixed methods research on redistricting and policing with the UChicago Justice Project resulted in publications in Social Problems and The University of Chicago Law Review. Their current research examines the relationship between urbanization, racial capitalism, and colonialism and how the state defines, polices, and prisonizes neighborhoods through beat maps, surveillance technology, and the built environment.