Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Excellence in Latin American Studies - Stone Center Spring Awards Ceremony

May 2nd, 2011

Location
Greenleaf Conference Room
100A Jones Hall

LAGO Outstanding Faculty Member Service Award
Recipients: Dan Sharp, Department of Music; Laura Murphy, School of Public Health
Presented by: LAGO

Simon Rodríguez Award for Best Undergraduate Teacher
Recipient: Raúl Sánchez-Urribarrí, Department of Political Science
Presented by: TULASO

William J. Griffith Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant in Latin American Studies
Recipient: Gwen Murray
Presented by: Jimmy Huck, Stone Center for Latin American Studies

LAGO Outstanding Graduate Student Service Award
Recipient: Seth Magden
Presented by: LAGO

Senior Scholar Award Recognition
Recipient: Carlos Grover
Presented by: Jimmy Huck, Stone Center for Latin American Studies

The Stone Center Award for Best Campus-Wide Undergraduate Paper on a Latin American Topic
Recipient: Philip Marx, ‘€œPerceived Citizen Insecurity in Honduras and the Human Capital Investment Decision‘€
Presented by: John Edwards, Department of Economics

The Stone Center Award for Best Campus-Wide Graduate Paper on a Latin American Topic
Recipient: Will Buckingham, ‘€œOscar Stagnaro‘€™s Jazz-Festejo Bass Style‘€
Presented by: Dan Sharp, Department of Music

Alberto Vázquez Award for Best Undergraduate Paper in the Humanities by a Latin American Studies Major/Minor
Recipient: Emily Gatehouse, ‘€œ ‘€˜Me gustaría saber más. Me gustaría saber todo‘€™: The Duality of Memorializing Argentine State Terrorism‘€
Presented by: Edie Wolfe, Stone Center for Latin American Studies

Donald Robertson Award for Best Graduate Paper in the Humanities by a Latin American Studies Graduate Student
Recipient: Kayla Andrews, ‘€œUtopia and Its Ruses: Post-Colonial Utopia in the Thinking of Edouard Glissant‘€
Presented by: Jean-Godefroy Bidima, Department of French & Italian

Richard E. Greenleaf Award for Best Graduate Paper in the Social Sciences by a Latin American Studies Graduate Student
Recipient: Keri Libby, ‘€œArgentina‘€™s Twentieth Century Historiography‘€
Presented by: Trudy Yeager, Department of History

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