Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies

Student Grant Reports

February 13, 2020
Martin Fuchs, Ph.D. Candidate, Linguistics With support from CLAIS, the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies, and the Graduate Student Assembly at Yale, I had the opportunity to participate on the last edition of the Buenos Aires Summer...
January 3, 2020
Emily Sigman, Master of Forestry and Master of Global Affairs  I traveled to Oaxaca, Mexico over the 2019-2020 winter recess to support my research on the global cocoa supply chain,  Oaxaca is a cultural center of cacao consumption and one of the...
December 16, 2019
Maile Speakman, PhD Candidate, American Studies In December of 2019, I embarked on a five-day research trip to a conference called Tech Beach in Montego Bay. I spent the first day of my trip with a local guide to get a sense of the social life of...
November 17, 2019
Eli Gavin Rau, Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science I traveled to Colombia from October 10-18, 2019 to follow campaigns for the October 27 elections and to present a working paper for feedback from local scholars. I spent time in Cali, Buenaventura,...
November 10, 2019
Courtney Anderson, Masters of Environmental Science, School of the Environment Species across the world are going extinct at an alarming rate and the changing climate will only exacerbate this.  In the face of this global extinction crisis, there is...
June 5, 2019
Josh Metanko, Ph.D. Candidate, History The annual meeting of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest gathering of scholars working from a variety of disciplinary perspectives who are united by a research focus on the region of...
May 5, 2019
Julia Monk, Ph.D. Candidate, Yale School of the Environment From January through April of 2019, I conducted field research for my dissertation in San Guillermo National Park in San Juan Province, Argentina. My research seeks to understand the role...