Miguel Fuentes

Miguel Fuentes

Research and Data Analyst

Miguel Fuentes is a Research and Data Analyst at the Williams Institute. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Global Studies and a Graduate Student Research Fellow at the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at UC Santa Barbara. Miguel has worked with multiple NGOs in Mexico on human rights for LGBT+ people, incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people, people living with HIV, women, and youth. He has interned in the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Mexican Embassy in France, and the UNFPA Egypt Country Office. He recently participated in the Youth as Researchers Program 2020 from UNESCO to conduct research on youths’ access to sexual and reproductive health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Miguel is the author of articles and book chapters on sexuality studies in the Middle East and Latin America, as well as reports and government guidelines regarding LGBT+ rights in Mexico.