Vivian Vazquez is a Research Assistant for the Economic Opportunities Program’s Workforce Strategies Initiative. In this role she provides research support to EOP’s projects. Prior to joining the Institute in September 2018, she contributed to various research projects including studying the effects of immigration status on work, the experiences of disabled individuals in the federal workforce, immigrant-native relations, and workforce development. Vivian researches the impact of Temporary Protected Status on worker outcomes, such as labor protection violations and claims-making, as a Worker Institute Fellow at Cornell University’s ILR School. She holds a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.