Maritza Geronimo

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Maritza Geronimo

Graduate Student



Indigenous Food Sovereignty, Indigenous Diasporas, Struggles for Land and Life, Cultural Geography


2021 M.A. Geography, UCLA

Thesis: Cultivating Food Autonomy: The South Central Farm and Decentralized Gardening

2019 B.A. Chicana/o Studies, minor in American Indian Studies, cum laude, University of California, Los Angeles

Grants & Awards

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships Program (2021-2024)

Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship (2019-2023)

UC Global Food Initiative Fellowship (2019-2020)


MA Committee:

Dr. Juan Herrera (Chair)

Dr. Adam Moore

Dr. Judith Carney