Sonia Gomez joined Isaacson, Miller as a Senior Associate in 2019. Prior to joining the firm, Sonia was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University, where she researched and wrote on issues related to immigration in the United States and also served as part of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation seminar on migration and the humanities. Before Harvard, Sonia was a Pre-doctoral Fellow in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). While obtaining her PhD at the University of Chicago, she worked on graduate diversity and equity initiatives in the Office of the Provost. In this role, she co-authored a research project that examined diversity and inclusion efforts at peer institutions and drafted recommendations for University administration. She also organized a number of events including an interdisciplinary faculty panel on pedagogy and race in the classroom, a workshop on inclusive syllabus design, and a university wide research symposium to support the research of underrepresented minority graduate students and postdocs. Sonia’s research and writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Discover Nikkei, and Contingent Magazine.
- BA, University of California, Berkeley
- MA, University of Chicago
- PhD, University of Chicago