On March 9, 2018, Eilene Reyes Torres, defended her thesis titled Invisible Citizens: Childhood, Politics, and Mental Health in Puerto Rico a translation from English into Spanish of Ciudadanos invisibles: niñez, política y salud mental en Puerto Rico by Marinilda Rivera Díaz, Ph. D..
The Thesis Committee, formed by Robert Dupey, Ph. D., Luis A. García Nevares, Ph. D., and thesis advisor M. Charlotte Ward, awarded her thesis the grade notable.