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Micaela Cayton Garrido receives Fulbright research award

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Micaela Cayton Garrido, an instructor in the Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies Program, has earned a multi-country award through the Fulbright ASEAN Research Program. The grant will provide for fieldwork in the Philippines and Singapore regarding COVID-19 and the migrant worker experience, as well as research at the ASEAN Headquarters in Indonesia.

Micaela Cayton Garrido
The University of the Philippines Diliman will host Cayton Garrido during her study.

The ASEAN Research Program started in 2016, allowing U.S. scholars to cond​​uct collaborative research on an issue of priority to ASEAN or to the U.S.–ASEAN relationship.

Cayton Garrido has worked on human rights and public interest law for more than 15 years with practical experience in the United States, Singapore, Uganda, and the Philippines. She has worked as an attorney, mediator, researcher and elections monitor; her current focus is advocacy, training and outreach on human trafficking and crime victimization issues in Illinois.