Graduation Date

Fall 12-18-2020

Grading Professor

Felipe De La Hoz

Subject Concentration

Spanish Language

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Construction worker fatalities and injuries are a growing problem across the U.S. And for a myriad of factors, death rates are higher in the Southern and Western U.S. than in other regions. Over 1,000 construction workers died from injuries received on the job in 2019, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, many of whom are Latino workers. Now, advocates and workers are demanding reform after years of diminished regulation and little oversight that have cost numerous lives. Link to capstone project:


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