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Graduate Students by Department

AnthropologyDayuma AlbanFlorence BabbAmazon region, Ecuador, oil extraction, indigenity
Ariana AvilaAngela Stuesse and Amanda ThompsonU.S. immigration policies, health, race, ethnicity, rural Flordia, stress and epigentics
Isaura CruzAmanda ThompsonMigration, health, environment, genetics, epigentics
Rosemary GayCaela O'ConnellAgricultural development, science studies, environment, Colombia
Molly GreenFlorence BabbClimate change and climate-adaptive technologies, gender and social inequalities, food sovereignty, and futurity
Jacob GriffinMark SorensenInflammation, Biological Aging, Ecuadorian Amazon
Julio GutierrezDon NoniniThe political ecologies of real estate speculation in Cordillera del Bálsamo, El Salvador
Maja JerankoFlorence BabbPost-earthquake context and feminist political ecology in Musine, Ecuador
Samantha KingColin WestSustainability, Agriculture, Political Ecology, Gender, Caribbean Societies
Ana RamirezAngela Stuesse Maya cultural and linguistical revitalization, community-based research, transnationalism, youth migration, youth identity, and intergenerational leadership
Diane SlocumPatricia McAnanyCommunity-engaged archaeology, heritage, oral histories, Yucatán
Julio Villa PalominoJocelyn ChuaMental health and illness, psychiatry, care, gender, Peru
BiologyLaura MudgeJohn BrunoEcology, coral reef conservation
City and Regional Planning Allison Forbes Nichola LoweWork-based learning in North America
EcologyCatie AlvesJohn BrunoEvaluating Belize's rights-based fishery from socio-economic and ecological perspectives
GeographyFrancisco LasoSteve WalshTropical enivironments, agroecology, island ecosystems, conservation
Lara LookabaughGabriela ValdiviaManaging Life and Environment in Post-conflict Guatemala
Global Public HealthDirk DavisClare BarringtonLGBTQ health disparities in Latin America
Alyssa GrubeJill StewartWater quality in the Galapagos
Hanaleah HobermanSuzanne MamanViolence prevention, women's rights, community mobilization
Seyi IsijolaJeffrey SimmsCardiovascular Health, Latino Health, Health Promotion, Health disparities, Job Insecurity
Julie KafkaBeth MoraccoGender-based violence, mental health
Kelly KnudtsonCarol GolinHIV, GIS, Public Health, Latin America, Sexual Health, Substance use, Health geography
Amelia RockClare BarringtonStructured and social determinants of sexual and reproductive health, especially gender and econonmic opportunity; sex work; intimate partner violence; structural barriers to treatment and care for HIV among key populations in Guatemala; resiliency among female sex workers living with HIV in Guatemala City; Dominican Republic; Brazil
Melissa SpeenerMarcy BoyntanWomen's health; health disparities; evaluation of programs/health interventions; Brazil
HistoryJavier EtchegarayCynthia RaddingColonial Latin America, Southern Chile, Environmental History, Ethnohistory, Spanish Borderlands, Livestock, Historical GIS
Nathan GillMiguel La Serna and Louis A. PérezModern Latin American political history, 20th century Andean South America
Francesca LangerMolly WorthenPolitical cultures of early Anglo and Latin America with a focus on classical republicanism, creole nationalism, mass media, citizenship, and the public sphere. My primary interest is in early American political aesthetics, including neoclassicism, indigenismo, technological futurism, science fiction, and utopian/dystopian literatures.
Marlon LondoñoMiguel La Serna and Joseph T. GlatthaarThousand Days' War in Colombia; 20th century military history
Daniella McIvorLouis A. PérezThe role of clandestine urban resistance during the Cuban revolution, 1952-1959
José MorenoCynthia RaddingColonial Latin American History, the Spanish borderlands, Peace treaties and peace encampments
Anthony RossodivitoLouis A. PérezThe Cuban Revolution, Modern Latin America/Caribbean, Guerrillas and Insurgenices and the International Cold War
Alyssa SkarbekMiguel La SernaEZLN; zapatistas; Latin America social movements
Emily TaylorMiguel La SernaGender, indigenity and social change in Guatemala, focusing on social movements between 1976 and 1996.
Daniel VelasquezCynthia RaddingColonial Latin America, Atlantic World, Spanish Borderlands
Mishio YamanakaFitz BrundageGulf South, Atlantic History, Creoles
MusicAmanda BlackDavid F. GarciaSound studies, Mexico, decolonial studies, and urban studies
Mike LevineDavid F. GarciaCuban music, reggaetón, internet studies, listening practices, critical race and Afro-diasporic studies, Latin American/Caribbean studies
Eduardo Tadafumi SatoMichael Figueroa20th century Brazilian music, transnationalism, critical race theory, field recordings, archives
Sierriana TerryDavid F. GarciaAnime/cartoon music, ethnomusicology (music festivals, theater, populat music), African American studies, Strauss opreas and art songs, late 19th and 20th century American music.
Political ScienceClaire Dunn Evelyne HuberSocial Policy and Inequality, Brazilian Politics
Nicolás De La CerdaJonathan Hartlyn Latin America, Public opinion, Party Politics
Isaac MehlhaffMarc HetheringtonComparative pulblic opinion, comparative political behavior, political polarization, democratic attitudes
Isabel Laterzo Jonathan Hartlyn and Cecilia Martínez-GallardoPolitical Participation/ Engagement of Crime Victims, Crime reporting, trust in instiutions
Religious StudiesAlejandro EscalanteTodd Ramón OchoaPuerto Rico, Black Atlantic religions, gender and sexuality, ethnography
Barbara SostaitaTodd Ramón OchoaUS-Mexico borderlands, material religion, performance, women and gender studies
Romance Studies Sarah BookerOswaldo EstradaContemporary Latin American Narrative and Translation Studies
Francisco (Paco) Chen LópezOswaldo EstradaTranspacific Studies, 20th and 21st Centuries Latin American literature, Chiense Diasporas in Latin America, Otherness, literary representations of the Far East, and Cultural Geography
Meaghan CooganTBDContemporary Latin American, Caribbean, & Latinx Literature, Afro-diaspora studies, decolonial theory, migration studies, feminisms
Mireya JamalTBD20th and 21st century Latin American literature including gender and sexuality studies
Sam KriegRosa PerelmuterSeventeenth and eighteenth century Peruvian literature, colonial Latin American literature with a focus on baroque poetry, contemporary Latin American short story and novel, Latinx poetry
Ana María PozoJuan Carlos González Espitia19th century literature, 20th century literature, simulation, modernity
Brenda Quiñones Ayala Oswaldo Estrada19th Century Spanish Caribbean Literature - Racial Discourse
Manuel Sánchez CabreraLawrence GrossbergMemory and agency in the 21st documentary film in and about Central America
Katelyn SmithTBDContemporary Yucatec Mayan Narratives, Indigenous literature, Ecofeminism
Diana TorresOswaldo EstradaRepresentations of State violence
SociologyTania Cabello-HuntTed Mouw and Katherine WeisshaarGender inequality in the labor market, the transition to parenthood, discrimination in hiring processes.
Janelle VieraJacqueline Haganrace/ethnicity, migration, social mobility, Puerto Ricans, and Latinxs in the United States