Newswise — Smithsonian curator Margaret Salazar-Porzio helps tell the story of Latinos in the United States by acquiring objects and developing exhibits at the National Museum of American History. Her expertise is national identity, citizenship and race in the U.S., and U.S. Latino history and culture.

Salazar-Porzio’s work supports the Smithsonian’s efforts to increase the Latino presence within its museums, collections, research and programs.