Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Opportunities for Graduate Students

Funded by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies

Maria Aguilar
History
Project: “Indigenous Activism and National Political Projects in Bolivia Prior and During the Revolution of 1952”
Research Site: Bolivia

David Chatelain
Anthropology
Project: Investigation of a Ritual Causeway at Choque Ispana, Peru
Research Site: Peru

Kristen Evans
Latin American Studies
Project: Going into the REDD: Will payments for ecosystem services work for communities
Research Site: Peru

Samantha Greenspun
Latin American Studies
Project: Evaluation of a Modified Commitment to Equity (CEQ) and Mexican Social Assistance Programs
Research Site: Mexico

Kurt Hofer
Spanish & Portuguese
Project: Cultural Production of the Argentine Left 1966-1973
Research Site: Argentina

Haley Holt
Anthropology
Project: Investigations of Early Classic Ceramics from the Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico
Research Site: Mexico

Rachel Horowitz
Anthropology
Project: Differential Lithic Material Use at Popola, Yucatan
Research Site: Mexico

Erlend Johnson
Anthropology
Project: Mapping and Exploring newly discovered and unknown archaeological sites in the vicinity of the Classic Maya center at La Corona
Research Site: Guatemala

Nicole Katin
Anthropology
Project: Preliminary Survey of Land Use in Pedro de Toledo
Research Site: Brazil

Keri Libby
Latin American Studies
Project: Dignity in Development: The Case of Argentina’s Worker Controlled Factories
Research Site: Argentina

Seth Magden
Latin American Studies
Project: Watch Out for Falling Prices! Evaluating the Expansion of Wal-Mart de Mexico
Research Site: Mexico

Kathleen Maloney
School of Public Health
Project: Implications of Insecticidal Paint to Control Chagas Disease in Aplao, Peru
Research Site: Peru

Caroline Parris
Anthropology
Project: El Achiotal Reconnaissance: Assessing the Feasibility of Dissertation Research at El Achiotal, Guatemala
Research Site: Guatemala

Michael Rodgers
Anthropology
Project: “Comparison of Garifuna Identity Performance as Manifested in Discourse”
Research Site: Honduras/Guatemala

Tessa Roorda
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Project: Anthropogenic impacts on gene flow in plants: How seed dispersal communities respond to fragmentation in Brazil’s Atlantic Coastal Forest
Research Site: Brazil

Allen Rutherford
Anthropology
Project: Investigating Households at the Early Horizon Fortification of Cerro Colorado, Huaura Valley, Peru
Research Site: Peru

Claire Sheller
Anthropology
Project: Individual identification of white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus) in Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica
Research Site: Costa Rica

Deborah Visco
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Project: Interactions of Predation and Fragmentation for a Neotropical Understory Bird
Research Site: Costa Rica

Justin Yeager
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Project: Examining the Intersection Between Strong Natural and Sexual Selection Pressures Driving Phenotypic Divergence of a Polymorphic Species of Panamanian Poison Frog, Dendrobates (Oophaga) pumilio
Research Site: Panama

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Online Summer Book Group for K-12 Educators

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For pre-service, early career and veteran teachers who love reading and learning through literature who want to explore award-winning books for the middle and early high school classrooms. Join us as we read four books that explore stories of coming-of-age from multiple perspectives. Participants will receive a copy of each book and participate in an open discussion with other K-12 educators. We will launch the book group with The Other Half of Happy. The group will meet online and explore the real story behind this award-winning book with the author Rebecca Balrcárcel. Join us this summer as we discover new stories and books for your classroom.

Register here for $15 (includes all 4 books).

All online Zoom meetings are at 7:00 PM CST.

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Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and AfterCLASS at Tulane University. For more information, please email crcrts@tulane.edu.

Central America, People and the Environment Educator Institute 2021

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This summer educator institute is the third institute in a series being offered by Tulane University, The University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University. This series of institutes is designed to enhance the presence of Central America in the K-12 classroom. Each year, participants engage with presenters, resources and other K-12 colleagues to explore diverse topics in Central America with a focus on people and the environment.

While at Tulane, the institute will explore the historic connections between the United States and Central America focusing on indigenous communities and environment while highlighting topics of social justice and environmental conservation. Join us to explore Central America and teaching strategies to implement into the classroom.

Additional details and registration will be available in the late fall 2020. For more information, please email dwolteri@tulane.edu or call 504.865.5164.