Sarah Bruno is a Chicago Native, from the southside specifically, and she is in her second year of her PhD in Cultural Anthropology. Her research and art interests lie in Hip Hop, Puerto Rico, Race, and Affect. Bruno went to the University of Wisconsin-Madison for undergrad graduating with her B.A. in Spanish Literature and a B.A. in Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies. She is a proud a alum of the First Wave hip Hop and urban Arts, a former Undergraduate Research Scholars Fellow, and McNair Scholar, she is a currently a Advancement Opportunity Fellow and the programming Graduate Assistant for the UW South Madison Partnership. She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.