Molly Anne Scruta

Asst Director


Professional Summary

Professional Summary 
Molly Scruta is a first-year PhD student in the Department of Political Science at the University of Cincinnati, specializing in International Relations and Comparative Politics. She is pursuing a doctoral concentration in Feminist Comparative and International Politics.

Molly brings over 10 years of teaching experience to the program, and currently works in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at UC Blue Ash College in addition to her studies, serving as Title IX liaison and providing support to Latinx/e/a/o and gender diverse students. Her academic background is in International Relations, and her research passions include mobility justice, critical race theory, social movements, and women’s rights in the Global South. She is keenly interested in the intersections of law and policy, international relations, identity and immigration, focusing on relationships and mobilities between Latin America and the US. 

In collaboration with Rice University’s Baker Center for the United States and the Department of International Studies in the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, Molly is currently a collaborating on a transnational research project examining the relationship between the United States and Mexico through a feminist lens, focusing on the ways in which relations could plausibly be shaped in the next twenty years by policy decisions, historical development and global and regional trends. 


Master's of International Relations: ESERP Business School Madrid, Spain, 2013

Bachelor's degree: Valparaiso University Valparaiso, Indiana, 2008 (Spanish Language and Literature; Honors Humanities (Christ College))

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