Staff & Contact Information
Christian Yañez, Director
Hispanic/Latino Student Affairs
Christian Yañez is originally from Central California. In 2004, he completed a B.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in Chicano and Latin American Studies at California State University, Fresno. In 2006, he earned a Master’s degree in Student Affairs Administration with an emphasis in Multiculturalism from Michigan State University. Christian started his professional career as an Academic Advisor at an institution whose student population was over 75% Latina/o. In December 2007, he joined the Northwestern familia as Director of Hispanic/Latino Student Affairs. Christian truly enjoys his work with the Northwestern community and looks forward to new opportunities to engage students and positively impact their lives during their time on campus. In his free time, Christian enjoys spending time with loved ones, playing soccer, going to the gym and dancing.
Marisol Mastrangelo (picture coming soon)
Marisol is currently a doctoral student in the Sociology Department, where her research examines the social and cultural factors that impact the help-seeking behaviors of Second Generation Mexican-American Youth. Marisol holds a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from Northwestern, where she also received a Master's Degree in Sociology. Originally from Chicago, she enjoys volunteering with students attending Chicago Public Schools and exploring the city.
Student StaffDaniel Flores
Daniel is a junior majoring in Statistics and Latino Studies with a minor in Business Institutions. He hails from San Antonio, TX and truly misses triple digit weather. He currently serves as Questbridge Liaison and founder of 1st Gen, a student group dedicated to the advancement of first generation students at NU. When he's not interning with H/LSA, Daniel can be found working as a Northwestern tour guide, spreading happiness with the Happiness Club, teaching ESL classes at Centro Romero, or masicating with the Northwestern Oral Masticators (food club).
Zachary (Zach) Kisfalusi
Zach is a junior hailing from Northwest Indiana. The Griffith native came to Northwestern as an Earth and Planetary Science and Geography double major. His passion for journalism and sports led him to join the WNUR Sports Broadcasting team. Zach is very involved with the Hispanic/Latino community on campus as Outreach Chair of Alianza and member of SHPE and La Colaboracion. He is also an active member of Omega Delta Phi Fraternity, Inc. Zach decided to become an H/LSA Intern to help shape the Latino community by planning events and collaborating with other departments across campus. After graduation, Zach plans to either become a research geologist who solves the world water crisis by tapping accessible groundwater, or become the host of a sports talk show.
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