The following list includes current and historic, individual student research projects, public presentations from conferences, symposia and exhibitions*, and peer-reviewed publications. For abstracts on each project see Students as Scholars.

*“Supported by:” on Student Conference Presentation records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s participation in the conference, i.e. travel expenses, poster costs, etc.  For on-campus conferences, the supporting entity is usually the academic department sponsoring the event.

**“Supported by:” on Student Research Project records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s research costs, i.e. supplies, materials, equipment, stipends, local or international research travel, etc.


2017

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Olivia Greer Migliori "Prayers of Protest: The Chilean Catholic Church's Tempered Opposition to Pinochet's Military Dictatorship"
Conference: Africana Studies and Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Marcelo Borges
Olivia Greer Migliori Prayers of Protest: The Catholic Opposition to Pinochet's Military Dictatorship
Conference: Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies: Hemispheric Transformations
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Marcelo Borges
Polly Warner Terzian "The Ni Una Menos Movement in Twenty-First Century Argentina: Combating More than Femicide"
Conference: Africana Studies and Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Marcelo Borges

2016

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Eddy Michael Diamantis Gentrification and Historic Center Renovation in Urban Latin America
Conference: 2016 Africana Studies and Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Sharaldine Francisco Spaces of Memory: Confronting the Dictatorial Past in Argentina and Chile
Conference: 2016 Africana Studies and Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Isaac Thomas Schlotterbeck Rhetoric versus Reality: Indigenous Rights and the Environment in Evo Morales's Bolivia
Conference: 2016 Africana Studies and Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Andy Vargas Ecuadorian Oil: Companies, Government, and Indigenous Struggles
Conference: 2016 Africana Studies and Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department

2015

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Mariel Carmen Fernandez La Calle Habla: Street Art, Social Consciousness and Migrant Identity in Lima, Peru
Conference: 2015 Africana Studies and Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Carly B Putman Paying the Price for the Possibility of Prosperity: The Vulnerability of Undocumented Central American Migrants in Mexico and the United States
Conference: 2015 Africana Studies and Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Caitlin Meguire Simpson Mapuche Youth in Chilean Education: Marginalization and identity Construction in Urban Settings
Conference: 2015 Africana Studies and Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Briana Frances Zagami Climate Change in Latin American and the Caribbean: Vulnerable Women Rise as Agents of Change
Conference: 2015 Africana Studies and Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department

2014

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Noorjahan Razzaq Deolall "When Diasporas Collide: East Indian and African Identities in Postcolonial Guyana"
Conference: 2014 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Sophie Rebecca Hearne Latino Migrant Students' Experiences with Racism in Adams County Schools: Learning and Living as Outsiders"
Conference: 2014 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Miranda Louise Jacobs Domestic Violence, Gender Inequality, and the Effect of Machismo in Brazilian Society"
Conference: 2014 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Yanessy Anais Pena "Discussing the Unspoken Past: Using the Argentine Model to Challenge the Amnesty Law in Brazil"
Conference: 2014 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Erika Kneadine Rabura "The Common Struggle: An Analysis of Student Movements in Argentina and Chile"
Conference: 2014 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Catherine Julie Schopp "'Axolotl' and 'La noche boca arriba' as Representations of the Revolution in Identity Conceptions in Latin America"
Conference: 2014 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Benjamin Michael West "Açaí: Global Value Chain Analysis of a Tropical Export"
Conference: 2014 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department

2013

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Thiago Marques Branco "The Implementation of Affirmative Action Policies in Brazilian Higher Education Institutions: Overview, Challenges, Policies, and Consequences"
Conference: 2013 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Justine Adelle Davenport "When Hegemony Meets Change: The Status of U.S. Hegemony in Latin America as Told by Brazil, China and Cuba's Relations"
Conference: 2013 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentation
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Edwin William Einbender-Luks "Indigenous Activism and Reemergence in Argentina: Reclaiming History and Rights"
Conference: 2013 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Aidan Shane Gaughran "Mining Mountains, Undermining Metaphors: Human-Mountain Relationships and Mining Protests in the Peruvian Andes"
Conference: 2013 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Jeanne Clemence Muller "Those Who Build the City: Urbanization, Informality, and Self-help Housing in Quito, Ecuador"
Conference: 2013 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Hannah Wiley Richardson Environmentalism Begins at the Breakfast Table: The Presentation of Urban Agriculture as a Sustainable Paradigm for Urban Development in Latin America and the Caribbean Region"
Conference: 2013 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Carolina Vallejo "U.S. Immigrant Desirability and the 1930s Mexican Deportations and Repatriations"
Conference: 2013 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Amanda Jo E Wildey When the Modern meets Tradition: Technical and Cultural Changes in Contemporary Andean Agricultural Life
Conference: The Human Development Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Marcelo Borges
Amanda Jo E Wildey When the Modern meets Tradition: Technical and Cultural Changes in Contemporary Andean Agricultural Life
Conference: Student International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement
Amanda Jo E Wildey "The Local and the Global of Andean Agriculture: Technical Changes and Rural Economy in Coporaque, Peru"
Conference: 2013 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department

2012

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Daniela Alexandra Castejon "Bolivia and Ecuador: The Formation of Indigenous National Identity and Its Effects on Contemporary Mobilization"
Conference: 2012 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Trevor Decker Cohen "The Application of Positivism in Latin America: Conteam Roots and Spencerian Modification in Practice"
Conference: 2012 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Eric John Seymour "Borderlands and Rain Gods: A Re-examination of Queer Chicana/o Literary Production in the 1980s"
Conference: 2012 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Amanda Jo E Wildey When the Modern meets Tradition: Technical and Cultural Changes in Contemporary Andean Agricultural Life
Number of Weeks: 13

2011

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Cindy Migdalia David "National Identities Expressed Through Music: Dominican Merengue and Jamaican Raggae"
Conference: 2011 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Leslie Mendoza "Cambios y continuidades en la política exterior brasilena: Un poder global emergente o un poder regional con aspiraciones globales?" [Change and Continuities in Brazil's Foreign Policy: An Emerging Global Power or a Regional Power with Global Aspirations?
Conference: 2011 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department

2010

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Oscar J Beltran "An Andean Tale: The Collapse of Diplomatic Relationships between Colombia and Venezuela"
Conference: 2010 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Ruth Leslie Dicker "Claves de interpretación: Filosofía del lenguaje y sus repercusiones en los cuentos de Jorge Luis Borges" [Interpretation Clues: Philosophy of Language and its Repercussion in Jorge Luis Borges' Short Storie
Conference: 2010 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department
Kennon Beirne Pearre "Populism in Latin America: Bolivia as a Case Study"
Conference: 2010 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Senior Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Department

2009

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Leslie Nicole Erdelack "Exploring Ethnicity and Family Identity: Culture as an Agent of Parenting among Latino and Mexican Families"
Conference: 2009 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Meghan Alicia Erdman "Venezuelan Challenges to Neoliberal Policies"
Conference: 2009 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Nalylee Padilla Crafting a Case for Counterrevolution: U.S. Involvement in Nicaragua in the 1990s"
Conference: 2009 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Manuel Ignacio Saralegui "The Revolution Will Not Be Represented: Transformations in Political Representation in Contemporary Venezuela"
Conference: 2009 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

2008

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Alice Anne Drozdiak Earley "María, Why Don't You Write? The Role of Sexual Language in Life Narratives of Colonial Mexican Mystics"
Conference: 2008 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Shana Eve Ellsbury "Authoritarianism at the State Level: Oaxaca and its Implications for Mexico's Democratization"
Conference: 2008 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Melissa A Nolan "La polémica de la memoria y el futuro de la democracia en Chile" [The Debate about Memory and the Future of Democracy in Chile]
Conference: 2008 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

2006

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Sarah P Hiller "Real Men" Go North: Machismo, Modernity, and Migration in Mexican Transnational Communities"
Conference: 2006 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

2005

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
David A Bogdan "Comparative Educational Systems in Modern Haiti and Cuba: Literacy and Education and Its Social Implications"
Conference: 2005 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Michael David Bogdan "Comparative Educational Systems in Modern Haiti and Cuba: Literacy and Education and Its Social Implications"
Conference: 2005 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentation
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Logan Hans-Jurgen Puck "The Impact of the Sandinista Revolution on the Role and Status of Women in Nicaragua Today"
Conference: 2005 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Robert Shaw "Nationalism in Mexico's Foreign Policy"
Conference: 2005 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

2004

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Alfredo Luis Axtmayer A Century of Unequal Treatment: Tyranny and Oppression in Puerto Rican Literature
Conference: 2004 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Julia Katherine Baez "Haití y VIH/SIDA" [Haiti and HIV/AIDS]
Conference: 2004 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Katherine Moyer "Pre-Columbian Influences on Twentieth-Century Mexican Silver Jewlery Design"
Conference: 2004 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Gina Michelle Osorio Wallace "La migración de los mexicanos y sus efectos en las familias y sus comunidades de origen" [Mexican Migration and Its Effects on Families and Communities of Origin]
Conference: 2004 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

2003

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Colleen Troup Rea How the Tlatelolco Massacre Became a Turning Point for Mexico's Democracy"
Conference: 2003 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Jasmin Sanchez-Lopez "Educación en un ámbito de industrialización: Las mujeres de una comunidad rural (Querétaro, México)" [Education in the Context of Industrialization: Women in a Rural Community (Queretaro, Mexico)]
Conference: 2003 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
David Tyler Stein "Tracing Samba and Tango: The Process of Becoming Cultural Symbols"
Conference: 2003 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

2002

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Lauren Brown "An Examination of Italian Migration to Argentina between 1850 and 1914 and and Analysis of Italian Participation and Influence in Argentine Society
Conference: 2002 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Caroline Christina Craven "Basta to Injustice: A Critical Review of the EZLN"
Conference: 2002 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Michael William Donnelly The Injustice of an American Institution: The Mis/Education of Mexican-Americans
Conference: 2002 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Bryan Lloyd Lazerow "Agrarian Reform in Brazil"
Conference: 2002 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Karla Michelle Nieves "Migración Limítrofe en la Argentina [Border Country Migration to Argentina]"
Conference: 2002 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Melissa Jean Orren-Cordoba "Mexican Feminism: A Movement of Solidarity, Activism, and Democracy"
Conference: 2002 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Melissa Jean Orren-Cordoba "Mexican Feminism: A Movemebnt of Solidarity, Activism and Democracy
Conference: The 9th Annual Research on Women by Students Symposium (ROWS)
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Marcelo Borges
Sara Rioff Sorbello "Mercosur and the Hemisphere: Evolving in a Multipolar World
Conference: 2002 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Lauren Michelle Stein "Informal Economic Activity and Cross-Cultural Studies at the U.S.-Mexico Border"
Conference: 2002 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

2001

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Michelle Anne Griffith From History to Herstory
Conference: 2001 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Kristin Jennifer Haworth "The Social and Economic Effects of U.S. Migration on Mexican Sending Communities"
Conference: 2001 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
David Ernesto Hernandez Poly-Salsa: Afro-Latin Rhythm and Its Socio-Political Significance
Conference: 2001 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Rosemary McGunnigle-Gonzales Students in Higher Education: Self-Identification and the Children of Latin America Raised in the United States"
Conference: 2001 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Progra
Kristin A McLane-Bolden "Psywar on Cuba"
Conference: 2001 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Joe Robert Randel "The Mariachi: El alma y el corazón de México" [Mariachi: The Soul and Heart of Mexico]
Conference: 2001 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Alicia Marie Reynolds "Do Community Health NGOs Contribute to the Consolidation of El Salvador's Democracy?"
Conference: 2001 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Sarah Elizabeth Schaffer Latinos in the American Political System: Mainstream, Marginalized or Both?
Conference: 2001 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: atin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Paul Campbell Stewart "Perón's Immediate Impact on Argentina (1943-1955)"
Conference: 2001 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

2000

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Melissa Ann Brill "Street Children in Latin America: The Result of Government Policies"
Conference: 2000 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Leslie A Herrscher "Bodies and Borders: Gender Violence and Ciudad Juárez"
Conference: 2000 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1999

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Kathleen Jean Omar "The Unfinished Fight: A Continuation of the Mexican Revolution"
Conference: 1999 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Stacy Lopez Palma "Report Card on the Maquiladoras: Economic Growth versus Development"
Conference: 1999 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Veronica Alexandra Rovelli "Cuba: A Masked Defeat"
Conference: 1999 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Nicole Russell Taucare "The Effects of the Chilean Revolution and Counter-Revolution on Literary Uses"
Conference: 1999 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1998

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Tierney Marie Chadwick The Causes of the Crisis in Central America
Conference: 1988 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Desiree Dawn Hoffman "Guatemala: United Fruit, the October Revolution, and the CIA"
Conference: 1998 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Elizabeth C Perera Debt for Nature Swaps
Conference: 1998 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Andrew Hess Turner "A Marriage of Necessity: U.S.-Mexican Labor Union Cooperation in the Post-NAFTA Era"
Conference: 1998 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1997

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Amy Levering Mochel "Relations between Latin America and the United States in the 20th Century: The Interventionist Policies of the United States and Dependency Theory"
Conference: 1997 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Joanne Cissel Morton "The New Noble Savage: Indigenous Peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon and Environmental Protection"
Conference: 1997 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Rebekah Petronio "The Land of Opportunity" Friend or Foe?"
Conference: 1997 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Cary H Quinn "Patterns of Assimilation: Cuban and Haitian Migrants in the United States"
Conference: 1997 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1996

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Erika E Rupert Baker Candomblé Religion
Conference: 1996 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Brenda Elizabeth Carrillo Syncretism in Latin America
Conference: 1996 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Suzanne Elizabeth Jehl NAFTA and the Development of Mexican Agriculture"
Conference: 1996 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1995

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Carolyn Marie Flores "The Mexican Border Ballad: A Self-Portrait of a People"
Conference: 1995 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Sarah B Hough "In Their Own Words: The Written Record of the Andean Colonial Period"
Conference: 1995 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Mike Jones "The Effect of the Bossa Nova on Brazilian Society during the Military Dictatorship
Conference: 1995 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Rebecca E Marquis "The Politics of Latin American Indigenous Identity"
Conference: 1995 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Priscilla Ann Sotak "Common Threads: National Identity and Mexican Caricature in Art and Literature"
Conference: 1995 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1994

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Rebecca Catherine Cain "International Peace Negotiations: The Central American Case and the Arias Peace Plan"
Conference: 1994 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Jason Earle Cross "Sendero Luminoso"
Conference: 1994 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Catherine Plummer Jesser "The Role of Brazilian Mass Media in the Rise and Fall of Fernando Collor de Mello"
Conference: 1994 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Rebecca Sue Otten "The American Image in Mexican Literature"
Conference: 1994 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Stephen Mark Powell "Isabel Allende and the Pinochet Dictatorship"
Conference: 1994 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Nicole Bonnes Rooker "The Mexican Revolution in Literature"
Conference: 1994 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1993

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Elizabeth Fogarty Foote "The Repression of the Guatemalan Indians since the 1950s: An Expression through the Literature of Guatemalan Indians Rigoberta Menchu and Ignacio Bizarro Ujpan"
Conference: 1993 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Kathryn Hollister Grose "The Mapuche Indians of Chile: The Consequences of National Integration"
Conference: 1993 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1992

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Richard Harold Anderson "The Cuban Revolution: Past, Present... Future?"
Conference: 1992 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Jennifer Michelle Berkowitz "The Rise and Fall of Juan and Evita Perón"
Conference: 1992 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
John David Foster "The Mexican Revolution and its Portrayal in Three Novels by Mariano Azuela, Carlos Fuentes, and Jorge Ibarguengoitia"
Conference: 1992 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Laura McCarthy Kletter The Politics of Economic Reform in Costa Rica
Conference: 1992 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Jean Lynn Mitchell Possibilities of Sustainable Agriculture in the Brazilian Amazon
Conference: 1992 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Lucas Farinato Webster "Sendero Luminoso and the Political History of Peru"
Conference: 1992 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Amy Elizabeth Yamashiro "Las Malvinas, Liberadas"
Conference: 1992 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1991

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Bryson James Hunter "The Imposition of Liberal Ideas in Argentina During the 19th Century"
Conference: 1991 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Karen Stoner Weber "Reflections on Politics in Central American Literature
Conference: 1991 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1990

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Bonnie Brubaker Imler The Galapagos Islands: The Disenchantment of the Enchanted Isles"
Conference: 1990 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Joanne Lipa "Illegal Mexican Immigration to the United States"
Conference: 1990 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1989

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
John Thomas Perry The Chaco War (1932-1935)"
Conference: 1989 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Monica Desmond Stone "Literature of the Mexican Revolution"
Conference: 1989 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1988

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Stephen Greg Doherty "Reciprocity as a Cultural Expression in Boruca, Costa Rica"
Conference: 1988 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Shawn Stelow Griffin "Guatemalan Land Tenure since the Advent of Coffee Farming"
Conference: 1988 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Eric Alan Kline "Literature and Poetry in the Nicaraguan Revolution"
Conference: 1988 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Kristen M McCarthy Sendero Luminoso: Its Origins and Consequences on the Peruvian Government"
Conference: 1988 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Steven Floyd McEwen Land Tenure and the Mexican Revolution"
Conference: 1988 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Brian Edward Ruszczyk "The Demise of Chilean Constitutional Democracy: Internal and External Constraints on the Government of Salvador Allende"
Conference: 1988 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1987

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Michael G Hoffman "The Argentine Problem: Pan-American Solidarity and the Second World War"
Conference: 1987 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Johanna Dene Sharp "Amazon Development"
Conference: 1987 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1986

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Lynn Marie Hamilton-Blustein "The Sanctuary Movement: A Response to Human Rights in Guatemala and El Salvador"
Conference: 1986 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1985

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Susan Lee Bergeron The Human Background of Caudillismo: The Argentine Gaucho
Conference: 1985 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Cassandra Maragos Ghinos The Argentine Debt Crisis
Conference: 1985 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Kevin James Kelly The Mexican Revolution: A Literal/Historical Portrait
Conference: 1985 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Brian D Pedrow An Application of Mexican Psychological Research to Anthropological Investigations of Mexico
Conference: 1985 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Veronica Somarriba Modernismo, Tenentismo, and the Revolution of 1930: The Transformation of Brazil
Conference: 1985 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1984

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Margot DeNoie-Kastrinos "Mexican Corporatism"
Conference: 1984 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Karen L Ferry "Mario Benedetti: The Uruguayan Socio-Political Influence on his Literature"
Conference: 1984 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Albert Michael Moore "Governmental Illusion and Human Practicality: Social Welfare/Health Policy in Mexico"
Conference: 1984 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1983

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Susan M Abbott "The Illegal Immigrant from Mexico"
Conference: 1983 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Lee Matuska Amoroso "The Culture of Poverty"
Conference: 1983 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Eric M Dull "Modernization in Colombia: Understanding the Balance"
Conference: 1983 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Nadine Leonard "Religious Syncretism in Brazil"
Conference: 1983 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Christine Dettra Mahon The Vargas Regime as Viewed in Various Works of Jorge Amado"
Conference: 1983 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Robin Glanz Myers The History of the Jews in Argentina and Brazil: Yesterday and Today
Conference: 1983 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Kevin B Nicusanti The Mexican Peasant in the Works of Juan Rulfo
Conference: 1983 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Elizabeth Henning Ravesteijn "Economic Development and Urban Poverty in Brazil: Can and Agreement be Reached?"
Conference: 1983 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Rena Ronson Male and Female Roles in Mexican Society
Conference: 1983 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Kelly Waser Sackheim "Rural-Urban Migration in Peru: Effects on Individuals and their Communities"
Conference: 1983 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1982

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Dan Barnes "An Examination of Latin American Agrarian Reform: Case Studies, Colombia, Mexico, Bolivia, Chile, and Cuba"
Conference: 1982 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Sandra Wheaton Bettger Ernesto Cardenal: A Christian Revolutionary in the Process of Liberation
Conference: 1982 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Gregory S Burton Perón in Argentina: The Polarization of Society"
Conference: 1982 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Janet Herr "The Mapuche Indians of Chile"
Conference: 1982 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Laurie Fisher Hundertmark "The Political and Social Modernization of the Guatemalan Indian Communities, Success or Failure?"
Conference: 1982 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Carmita Foster McGeary "Mexican-American Poverty North and South of the Border"
Conference: 1982 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Patricia C Moore "Mexican Labor Migration: Economic Gains and Social Costs"
Conference: 1982 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Maureen Lynn Ruggiero A Comparison of the Urban Poor in Brazil and Cuba
Conference: 1982 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Andrea Paolella Stutler "The Economic and Political Policies of the Cuban Revolution"
Conference: 1982 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1981

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Robert M Fleming "Economic Imperialism in Latin America"
Conference: 1981 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Elizabeth G Walters "Fidelismo and its Role in Cuban Government, Economy, and Literature, 1959-1981"
Conference: 1981 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1980

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Tamara Sue Cohen "La Violencia: Political and Literary Perspectives"
Conference: 1980 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Neil J Kaplan The Cuban Revolution and the Urban Lower Class"
Conference: 1980 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
David Kramer "The Latin American 'One-Man Earthquake': The Dictator"
Conference: 1980 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Adam Mosher "The Mexican Labor Movement"
Conference: 1980 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Arthur G Wasserman "Third World Urbanization: The Latin American Experience"
Conference: 1980 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1979

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Lisa Fittipaldi Digirolamo "Colombian Political Parties: An Analysis"
Conference: 1979 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentation
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Joan Adrian Morgan "Rómulo Betancourt and the Evolution of Venezuelan Democracy"
Conference: 1979 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Peter Vogel "Communism in Mexico: An Historical and Political Analysis"
Conference: 1979 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Fred Woerner Guatemala, 1944-1954
Conference: 1979 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1978

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Harry O Cook A Look at the Peruvian Aprista Party
Conference: 1978 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Bette Jacques Hamilton Alianza Popular Revolucionaria Americana: A Study of Reformist Politics?
Conference: 1978 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
David R Long "Una existencia solitaria"
Conference: 1978 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Erika P Walters-Engemann "The United Fruit Company in Guatemala or How Bananas Can Change your Life"
Conference: 1978 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Judith A Worrall "The New Treaties with Panama: The Beginning of a New Era"
Conference: 1978 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program

1977

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Elisabeth A Ehrich Modernización y los estudiantes: Una voz de la población" [Students and Modernization: A Voice of the People]
Conference: 1977 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Jeannette Faunce "Primitive Elements in Contemporary Latin American Literature"
Conference: 1977 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Roger J Harris "La Novela: Un espejo de la Revolución en Cuba" [The Novel as a Mirror of the Cuban Revolution](
Conference: 1977 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Craig C Weeks "La Violencia: Comparing the Views of Political Scientists and Novelists Concerning the Phenomenon of Colombia's Undeclared Civil War"
Conference: 1977 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
Alfred G Weiss "The Influence of United States Foreign Policy on the Political Development of Nicaragua and Panama"
Conference: 1977 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program
David B Young A Comparative Analysis of the United States' Response to Revolutionary Change in Guatemala (1951-1954), Cuba (1959-1961), and the Dominican Republic (1965)
Conference: 1977 Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Research Presentations
Supported by: Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies Certificate Program