2018 Tinker Summer Field Research Presentations - Part I

Research Talks

Title Conditional: 2018 Tinker Summer Field Research Presentations - Part I
Monday, February 4, 2019
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 pm | CLAS Conference Room, 2334 Bowditch Street

Graduate student Francesca Rubino talks about water quality in Guadalajara. (Photo by Danielle Cosmes.) 
Graduate student Francesca Rubino talks about water quality in Guadalajara. (Photo by Danielle Cosmes.)

This symposium is a unique opportunity to learn about the current research done by UC Berkeley graduate students who spent last summer in Latin America. Field research grants were provided by CLAS with the generous support of the Tinker Foundation.

Schedule of Presentations for Monday, February 4

Schedules for: Tuesday, February 5 | Wednesday, February 6 | Thursday, February 7

4:10 pm Heather Regen (Public Policy), São Paulo, Brazil
Project: “Driving Through Crisis: Gig Work During Brazil's Recession"
4:25 pm Francesca Rubino (School of Public Health), Guadalajara, Mexico
Project: “Assessing Drinking Water Quality Issues and Relationships in Guadalajara, Mexico
4:40 pm Claire Boone (School of Public Health), Santiago, Chile
Project: “Understanding the Persistence of Hypertension in Latin America and the Caribbean
4:55 pm Stephannie Covarrubias (EHS), Japala and Guatemala City, Guatemala
Project: “Anthropometric Training for HAPIN Trial
5:10 pm Katherine Siegel (Environmental Sciences, Policy, & Management), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Project: “Impacts of hurricane strikes on agricultural production, land abandonment, and biodiversity conservation in the Dominican Republic
5:25 pm

Lesdi Goussen (History of Art), Mexico City, Mexico; and Granada and Rivas, Nicaragua; and San Jose, Costa Rica
Project: “Art and Resistance in Central America

 

 

Uber advertisements cover the entirety of this São Paulo airport exit, telling passengers where to wait for an app-hailed ride. (Photo by Heather Regen.)
Uber advertisements cover the entirety of this São Paulo airport exit, telling passengers where to wait for an app-hailed ride. (Photo by Heather Regen.)