Samantha Cano is a fourth year at the University of California, Santa Cruz with a major in Environmental Studies. Through her time at UC Santa Cruz she discovered an interest in law and decided to pursue a minor in Legal Studies. It was through her love for legal studies that she decided to actively search for a career path in law. She has taken legal studies courses that combine aspects of social justice and the law, further prompting her passion to make an impact on disadvantaged communities like hers.
Academic interests include Human Rights Law, International Law, Civil Liberties, Environmental Justice, Food Justice, Environmental Disasters and Vulnerabilities. Proposed Graduation Spring 2019.