Aura Gonzalez is a PhD student in comparative politics with a regional interest in South Asia. She is interested in climate change and environmental politics, migration, identity, and political economy. Her studies have received support from the National Science Foundation, American Political Science Association, and Cornell's South Asia Program. Aura holds a BA in international studies: political science and music: violin performance from UC San Diego. For more information, please visit www.auragonzalez.com.