Esmerelda Baklayan

Class of 2015

Baklayan, 22, just completed her Bachelor of Science degree in anthropology with an emphasis in archaeology. She’s been actively involved in the on-campus student organization Mujeres Unidas de UCR, having served as Community Service Chair and President. Baklayan plans to attend graduate school next year in hopes of becoming a professor of archaeology. She is very passionate about studying and experiencing diverse cultures and hopes to raise awareness of the vast amounts of underrepresented peoples of Southern California, both from past and present times.