Karol is a doctoral candidate in the Political Science Ph.D. program at FIU, where she also completed a Master with a Certificate in Latin American Studies in 2019. Her academic research and interests focus on political communication, negative political campaigns, and gender. Before joining SIPA, Karol completed a Master of Arts in Political Science in a dual degree program between Universidad del Norte (Colombia) and Universidad de Salamanca (Spain). She holds a Bachelor of Arts in the same field and International Relations.
With eight years of experience across various roles, including a teaching assistant, professor, and administrator of academic programs, Karol’s role as a member of our team is to support career development and offer guidance to prospective Washington DC interns from the FIU community.