Hurricane Maria

Interview with Matthew Peddie, September 29, 2017 “Hurricane Maria’s Aftermath in Puerto Rico”, Intersection, WMFE 90.7FM for Orlando, Florida..

Interview with Lourdes Del Rio, February 2, 2018. “¿Regresar o quedarse?: El dilema que vienen los puertorriqueños tras el paso del huracán María”, Noticiero Univisión, National Broadcast.

Interview with Nancy Alvarez, February 16, 2018. “UCF Knights help hurricane-devastated island”, WFTV Channel 9 Eyewitness News, Orlando, Florida.

Interview with Nancy Alvarez, February 26, 2018. “Hurricane Maria: Nearly 3,000 new residents moved to Central Florida”, WFTV Channel 9 Eyewitness News, Orlando, Florida.

Puerto Ricans in Florida

Interview with Víctor Manuel Ramos, June 15, 2016 “Pulse shooting exposes ‘layers of grief’ in two communities”, Newsday, Long Island Newspaper.

Interview with Anne Schindle. September 13, 2016 “Puerto Rican exodus comes with a human sacrifice”. First Coast News, WLTV-TV, Jacksonville, FL.

Interview with Anne Schindle. September 22, 2016 ”Project Zika: Mass exodus from Puerto Rico”. First Coast News, WLTV-TV, Jacksonville, Florida.

Interview with José Javier Pérez. March 20, 2018 ” Migración de boricuas a Florida impacta positivamente su economía”. El Nuevo Día, Puerto Rican Newspaper.

Interview with Nadeen Yanes, May 30, 2018. “DNC national chairman rallies for Puerto Rican votes during midterm election. UCF professor studying economic, political impact of Puerto Ricans in Florida”. WKMG News 6, Orlando, Florida.

Podcast for the Orlando Sentinel, June 28, 2018. “PODCAST: Tracking Puerto Rican migration: Families, students forced to flee (Ep. 36)”.

Interview with Steve Goldstein, July 2, 2018. “Bipartisan Bill Would Make Puerto Rico 51st U.S. State”. KJZZ 91.5FM, Phoenix, Arizona

Interview with Orlando Sentinel, August 10, 2018 “Florida candidates wading into Puerto Rico politics. Will it matter to voters from the island?

Interview with WMFE 90.7 FM, August 30, 2018 “Puerto Rican Death Count After Hurricane Maria is More than 45 Times First Reported, According to Latest George Washington University”

Interview Orlando Sentinel, September 25, 2018 “Florida Republicans break with Trump on divisive issue of Puerto Rico statehood.”

Interview El Nuevo Día, Puerto Rican Newspaper, October 27, 2018 “Nace un centro para estudios puertorriqueños en la Florida” 

Channel 9 Spectrum News, November 16, 2018 published article “USF Hosts Conference for Puerto Rican Families Post-Hurricane Maria”

Orlando Sentinel, April 10, 2019 “Will 2020 census show Hispanic boom in Central Florida? Some fear funding, citizenship question could hinder count.”

El Nuevo Día article, April 17, 2019 “Buscan potenciar investigaciones sobre asuntos puertorriqueños en Florida.”

Miami Herald interview, July 20, 2019 – “As embattled governor digs in amid scandal, Puerto Ricans prepare for more mass protests.”

News 13 Facebook Live Interview, July 25, 2019 “LIVE Q & A! Now that Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló is stepping down what happens next?

South Florida Sun Sentinel Interview, July 26, 2019 “How the turmoil in the Puerto Rico affects Florida.”

Spectrum News 13 interview, July 29, 2019 “Questions Loom as Next Governor of Puerto Rico Still Unclear”.

Miami Herald Interview, August 21, 2019 “Could Puerto Rico’s moment be over? Leaders split on how to keep island in limelight”

Orlando Sentinel, September 25, 2019 “Puertorriqueños en la UCF celebran herencia hispana con reveladoras cifras del crecimiento boricua en Florida Central”

Orlando Sentinel, September 27, 2019 “Census Bureau: Puerto Rican population in Orange, Osceola jumps 12.5% after Hurricane Maria.”

ClickOrlando News, October 9, 2019 “UCF’s Puerto Rico Research Hub celebrates first anniversary in time for Hispanic Heritage Month”