FLAS Fellows

CLAS administers FLAS fellowships for graduate and undergraduate students pursuing language training in less commonly taught languages of Latin America. FLAS fellowships are made possible with funding from the U.S. Department of Education under the auspices of Title VI of the Higher Education Act of 1965.

2019-20

Portuguese 

Stanford University

Alan Arroyo-Chávez, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘20

Yuki Bailey, M.A. in Iberian and Latin American Cultures, ‘21

Sheila Cochrane, B.S. in Earth Systems, ‘21

Sara Damore, M.S. in Community Health/Prevention Research, ‘21

Jessica Magallón-Gálvez, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘20

Mary Elizabeth Prosser, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘20


Quechua

Stanford University 

Eda Marcela Benites Nieto, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘20

Jessica F. Cordiglia, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘20

 

Summer 2020

*All summer 2020 language programs were taught virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Maya K’iche’

Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana  

Iris Osorio-Villatoro, M.A. in Latin American Studies, Stanford University, ‘21


Nahuatl

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 

José Rubén Díaz Vásquez, Ph.D. in Modern Thought and Literature, Stanford University, ‘25


Portuguese

Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 

Herber Banda, B.A. in Earth Systems, Stanford University, ‘21 

Mary Elizabeth Prosser, M.A. in Latin American Studies, Stanford University, ‘20 

University of Florida-Language and Culture Program, Gainesville, Florida

Claudia Bobadilla, B.A. in International Relations, Stanford University, ‘21

University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Breanna Moore, Ph.D. in History, University of Pennsylvania, ‘23


Quechua

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Jessica F. Cordiglia, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘20

2018-19

Nahuatl 

Stanford University 

Andrea Flores, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘19


Portuguese

Stanford University

Marleny Aracely De León Figueroa, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘19

Christine Logan, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘19

Lucía López Rosas, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘19

Monica Ayala-Talavera, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘19

Summer 2019

Nahuatl

University of Utah Nahuatl Language and Culture Program, Salt Lake City, Utah

Jessica Cordiglia, M.A. in Latin American Studies, Stanford University, ‘20

Ana María Vázquez, A.A. in Liberal Arts, De Anza Community College, ‘19 


Portuguese

Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina (UNISUL) Intensive Portuguese, Florianopolis, Brazil

Angela Marie Leocata, Ph.D. in Anthropology, Stanford University, ‘24 

 

University of Florida-Language and Culture Program, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

Christine Logan, M.A. in Latin American Studies, Stanford University, ‘19

Didi Park, B.A. in Comparative Literature, Stanford University, ‘19

 

2017-18

Nahuatl, Stanford University 

Aleyda Yvette Borja, J.D., ‘18

Yongjian Si, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘18


Portuguese, Stanford University

Ana Karen Cervantes Ramirez, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘18

Michelle Reddy, PhD.. in International and Comparative Education, ‘20


Quechua, Stanford University

David Albán Hidalgo, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘18

Sara Clemente, M.A. in Latin American Studies, ‘18

Summer 2018

Nahuatl

University of Utah Nahuatl Language and Culture Program, Salt Lake City, Utah

Ana María Vázquez, AA in Liberal Arts, De Anza Community College, ‘19 


Portuguese

University of Florida in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Jasmín Espinosa, MA in Latin American Studies, ‘19  


Quechua

Centro Tinku Intensive Quechua Summer, Cusco, Peru 

Sara Clemente, MA in Latin American Studies, ‘18