Christina LeBlanc

Graduate Fellow 2020-2021

Center for Ethics
Christina LeBlanc


Christina LeBlanc is a History Ph.D. candidate at Tulane University studying U.S. federal disaster relief in Puerto Rico from 1928-1960. Her dissertation examines how political status and gender shape U.S. federal disaster relief in Puerto Rico during the mid-twentieth century.

In 2019, Christina worked for Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) as a Women's Congressional Policy Institute Legislative Fellow on environmental, public health, maternal health, foreign policy, and animal rights issues. She has worked as a Marketing and Communications Manager with Tierra Resources, a startup focused on restoring and protecting coastal wetlands in Louisiana and across the globe. Prior to this, Christina was an Americorps VISTA with Global Green working on residential energy efficiency in New Orleans, LA. She holds a B.A. in Diplomacy and World Affairs from Occidental College and M.A.s in History and in Latin American Studies from Tulane University.

Education & Affiliations

  • B.A. in Diplomacy and World Affairs, Occidental College
  • M.A. in History, Tulane University
  • M.A. in Latin American Studies, Tulane University