Vanessa Milost Gonzalez

Research Assistant, September 2018 - Current

Vanessa is pursuing a Master of Arts in International Studies with a concentration in Latin America at Simon Fraser University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and International Studies from Bryn Mawr College, an all-women's liberal arts school in Pennsylvania, U.S., in 2014. Since then, she has worked in the software industry as well as co-founded a college admissions consultancy catering to high school students in her home country, Brazil. Vanessa's research interests concern educational upward mobility and how the demands of a globalized market have reshaped higher education institutions in Latin America. She is excited to be part of the ISTLD team and to work with members of the SFU community who are committed to creating a space of excellence in teaching and learning within our multicultural academic environment.