Stephanie Pedron is a Ph.D. student in Political Science concentrating in American Politics and Political Methodology. She is interested in immigration politics, specifically the exclusionary aspects of immigration policies, the factors that impact the enactment of state immigration laws, noncitizen voting rights, and how public opinion about minorities affects their social legitimacy. Prior to joining Ohio State, Stephanie received her B.A. and M.A. from Georgia Southern University. In her spare time, she enjoys writing fantasy fiction books and reading graphic novels.