Field Research Travel Grantees

CLAS supports Stanford graduate field research in Latin America.

2019-20

Alan Chávez-Arroyo 

Research: Conflict and Queerness –The Effect of Armed Conflict and Policy on the LGBT

Location: Bogotá, Colombia


Eda Benites

Research: Forensic Anthropology Training in Waukesha County Medical

Location: Wisconsin, U.S.A


Jessica Cordiglia

Research: QuechuaStudies/LanguageRevitalization

Location: Lima, Peru


Tyler McFadden

Research: Green deserts or conservation opportunities: pollinator conservation and sustainable management in Chilean timber plantations

Location: Valdivia, Chile


Rolando Garcia Miron 

Research: Judicial Independence and the Challenges from Charismatic Populism: A Case Study of the Mexican Supreme Court

Location: Mexico City, Mexico 


Suzanne Ou 

Research: How does soil microbial community from different land use histories affect regeneration of tropical forests?

Location: San Jose, Costa Rica


Elizabeth Prosser

Research: Identity development and integration in Chinese-Peruvians and Japanese-Peruvians

Location: Lima, Peru


Pablo Seward Howard 

Research: Migrant Becomings:Communal Horizons and the Double Bind of Vulnerability in Chile Latino

Location: Santiago, Chile; Antofagasta, Chile

2018-19

Jaime Landinez Aceros

Research: Latin American Summer School on Social Issues (LASI) Chile 2019

Location: Santiago, Chile


Tyler McFadden

Research: Green deserts or conservation opportunities: pollinator conservation and sustainable management in Chilean timber plantations

Location: Valdivia, Chile


Valentina Ramai

Research: Latin American Summer School on Social Issues (LASI) Chile 2019

Location: Santiago, Chile

2017-18

Elix Colón

Research: From Socialism to Sociality: Growing Old in Contemporary Havana

Location: Cuba


Izabel Costa da Fonseca 

Research: Labor Market Returns to Higher Education in Brazil

Location: Brazil


Rachel Engstrand

Research: Investigating the Effects of Gold Mining on Soil Health and the Potential for Ecosystem Recovery

Location: Peru


Tyler McFadden

Research: Effects of Exotic Timber Plantations of Keystone Species Interactions: Consequences for Maintaining Biodiversity in Southern Chile

Location: Chile


Santiago Pardo Rodríguez

Research: Social Legitimacy of Judges in Times of Transition: The Case of the Colombian Tribunal for Peace

Location: Colombia


Anna Toledano

Research: Collecting Independence: The Science and Politics of Natural History Museums in New Spain, 1770-1820

Location: Guatemala


Adela Zhang 

Research: Dialogue and Development: Evaluating Institutional Conflict Resolution in Peru

Location: Peru

2016-17

Elinor Benami

Research: Brazilian Coffee Famers and Drought: Effects of Eco-Certification on Farmer Resilience

Location: Brazil


Marguerite DeLoney

Research: Cartographies of Belonging: Decolonial Explorations into the Making of Place with the Community of Portobelo

Location:  Panama


Claire Maass

Research: History of African Diaspora in Peru from an Archeological Perspective

Location: Peru


David McMahon

Research: Soil Nutrients and Sustainability in Brazilian Eucalyptus Forestry

Location: Brazil 


Grace Ocana

Research: Contested Metropolis: Lima’s Urban Heritage as the Perpetuation of Historical Structural Violence

Location: Peru


Jeffery Smith

Research: Impacts of Tropical Land Use on Anthropod Biodiversity: Implications for Food Webs and Ecosystems

Location: Costa Rica