Denise Ambriz is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Sociology at Indiana University. She received her M.A. in Sociology from Indiana University in 2016 and her B.A. in Sociology and Spanish from the University of San Diego in 2014. Denise's research interests lie at the intersection of race, education, and immigration. Her research examines the educational experiences of Latinx students and how ethnicity functions as a resource. Her current research investigates how contextual factors, such as the proportion of Latinx immigrants, influence Latinx students' educational outcomes. Denise's co-authored research examines attitudes toward immigrants and racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S.