Rocio Sanchez-Moyano, Ph.D. candidate in City and Regional Planning, is a 2018 recipient of the Horowitz Foundation Grant. Her research interests include access to home ownership and housing choice among low-income and minority families. Her dissertation, “Tenure and Location Choice among Hispanic Households,” focuses on the geography of Hispanic home ownership. Prior to entering the PhD program in City and Regional Planning, Sanchez-Moyano received a B.S. Economics and Political Science and a Masters in Public Affairs from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy was established in 1997 by Irving Louis Horowitz and Mary E. Curtis. Its general purpose is to support the advancement of research and understanding in the major fields of the social sciences. Its specific purpose is to provide small grants to aspiring PhD students at the dissertation level to support the research they are undertaking for their project.