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Virginia Bullington

Program Coordinator, Mexico Institute

Virginia is a Program Coordinator in the Mexico Institute.

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Virginia Bullington is a Program Coordinator in the Mexico Institute. She holds a B.A. in Narrative Studies and a minor in International Relations from The University of Southern California. Her research interests include political violence, migration, and labor. She is proficient in Spanish. 

Virginia previously interned in the Argentina Project at the Wilson Center, and at the International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific, contributing Spanish translation and interpretation support for their annual Global South Women’s Forum on Sustainable Development. She has also won several grants and fellowships for her research on gendered violence and genocide, including the Shoah Foundation’s Beth & Arthur Lev Research Fellowship, and the USC-UNESCO Research Fellowship for the Global Humanities, Science & Ethical Inquiry.   

Before returning to the Wilson Center, Virginia worked as a teacher and a freelance journalist in her hometown of Nantucket, MA.