A Federal TRIO Program

Kristina Padilla

Journalism-News and Information track
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Research Interests: I am interested in the experiences of female motorcyclists and how they navigate & challenge gender/social norms.

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lisa McLendon

Anticipated Graduation: May 2017

About Me: I am originally from Denver, Colorado, btu moved to Kansas to attend the KU School of Journalism. I have always wanted to tell stories and help improve the lives of underrepresented groups. I hope to write for a radio/television show such as This American Life when I graduate. I love to travel, read and enjoy good food/music/company.