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Daniela Bravo-Tapia

Title: Administrative Assistant II

Phone: 617.287.5790


Department: Gaston Institute

Additional Information

Daniela Bravo-Terkia holds a BA in anthropology and cognitive sciences from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Besides her work as the institute’s administrative assistant, Ms. Bravo-Terkia is also a community activist dealing with issues of immigration in the Boston area. Ms. Bravo-Terkia’s research interest consists of the intersection of cognition, culture, a person’s background and experiences that impact a person’s perceptions around racism, prejudice, and decision-making. She recently received the John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence at UMass Boston’s 49th commencement ceremony.