Melanie J. Baca-Ortiz

Melanie J. Baca-Ortiz

Melanie J. Baca-Ortiz

Graduate Student

Spanish: Spanish concentration in the MA in Foreign Languages

Melanie Baca-Ortiz came to George Mason with a wide range of experiences – from holding internships at the Consulate of Honduras and the Association of American Residents Overseas to working as a visa specialist at the U.S. Department of State and paralegal specialist at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. As a Thomas R. Pickering Fellow in Foreign Affairs, Melanie chose to pursue an M.A. in Foreign Languages in the Spanish concentration to deepen her knowledge of Latin American history and culture.

Grants and Fellowships

Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship


B.A. International Relations & French - Lake Forest College