CLAS Summer Field Research Grants 2019

Summer research grant recipient Emma Steigerwald and research assistant Gumercindo Crispin Condori conduct research in the Peruvian Andes, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Emma Steigerwald.)
Summer research grant recipient Emma Steigerwald and research assistant Gumercindo Crispin Condori conduct research in the Peruvian Andes, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Emma Steigerwald.)

Congratulations to the recipients of the
2019 CLAS Summer Field Research Grants!


Michael Bakal, Education, "Designing a Climate Change Adaptation project using Decolonizing Methods" (Guatemala)

Maria Barreiros Almeida Reis, History, "Foreign Rebels and Native Friends: European Rivalries, Indigenous Alliances, and the Scramble for the Amazonian Borderlands, 1601-1661" (Brazil)

Claire Boone, School of Public Health, "The Treatment and Control of Chronic Disease in Chile" (Chile)

Zachary Butzin-Dozier, School of Public Health, "The use of growth promoting antibiotics in small-scale food animal production in Ecuador: A mixed-methods study" (Ecuador)

Ramón de Santiago, History of Art, "Asia in Mexico City: Filipino Footprints in Mexican Art and Architecture" (Mexico)

Laila Espinoza, Theater Dance and Performance Studies, "Embodiments of Decolonial Spiritualities Through Dance, Music and Ceremony in Havana and Matanzas, Cuba" (Cuba)

Giovanna Figueroa, Integrative Biology, "An investigation of the causes underlying the relative abundance of four Oenocarpus (Arecaceae) palms" (Peru)

Salvador Gutierrez Peraza, Ethnic Studies, "Cultural Life at the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands" (Mexico)

Ernesto Gutiérrez Topete, Spanish and Portuguese, "Perception of acoustic cues in coronal stops of Spanish-English bilinguals" (Mexico)

Kaitlyn Jackson, School of Public Health, "Investigating the link between Drinking Water Quality and Chronic Kidney Disease in Jalisco, Mexico" (Mexico)

Giselle Kristina Mendonca Abreu, City & Regional Planning, "“Urbanizing” the hinterland: commodity frontiers, agriculture-led urbanization, and participatory planning in the Brazilian Midwest" (Brazil)

Reuben Pérez, Sociology, "(Im)mobilizing Migrant Labor in the Dominican Republic" (Dominican Republic)

Maria Rojas, Education, "Understanding the educational experiences of recently arrived immigrants who identify as Black in Chile" (Chile)

Francisco Trejo Morales, Anthropology, "'Splintered' Urbanisms and Fragmented Politics: A Study of Affordable Housing In Mexico City's Metropolitan Area" (Mexico)

Enrique Eduardo Valencia Lopez, Education, "Indigenous Students in Urban Schools: The case of Mexico and Puebla Cities" (Mexico)

Levi Vonk, Medical Anthropology, "Post-Caravan Withdrawals: How Mexico keeps migrant caravan members out of the public eye through the legalization process" (Mexico)

 


CLAS Summer Field Research Grants are available to graduate students for travel and field-related expenses for brief periods of pre-dissertation field research in Latin America, defined here as the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries of the region. Awards are open to students across all academic disciplines and graduate degree programs. 

This grant competition is closed for 2019.

Questions? Contact Julia Byrd <julia.byrd@berkeley.edu>.


 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

For complete instructions, please download the Grant Guidelines.