Bowdoin Sociologist Wins Fellowship to Write about Mexican Farmworker Movement

Marcos Lopez

Marcos Lopez

Last year when thousands of farmworkers in Mexico went on strike to protest their low wages and squalid living conditions, The Los Angeles Times called on Marcos Lopez to learn about the situation, the people involved, and the long story behind the strike.

Lopez, an assistant professor of sociology, has been studying Mexican farmworkers for years, ever since he was an undergraduate at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Read the story.

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