Lenny Massiel Cauich Maldonado
Lenny M. Cauich Maldonado is a PhD candidate in the E.W. Scripps of Journalism whose dissertation research, The Iconography of Feminism, involves a mixed methods analysis of feminist illustrations and political cartoons created on Instagram by Mexican, Latinx and Indigenous artists. Such research remarks the importance of counternarratives to mitigate the crisis of violence against women; and the role of artivists in social movements.
Before joining the PhD program, Lenny was a freelance translator and editor of graphic novels and comics for IDW Publishing. In addition, Lenny has a master’s degree in Latin American Studies from Ohio University, and in Spanish from West Virginia University. Currently, Lenny is a Graduate Assistant at the OU Women’s Center, where she organized a clothing swap in 2022. She has also organized and presented in conferences in Mexico, the U.S. and Canada.
During her free time, Lenny enjoys doing yoga, writing, cooking, travelling, and visiting museums.