CLAS welcomes scholars from around the world who wish to conduct research in the field of Latin American Studies (broadly defined) with the intent to foster new ideas and collaboration.
Types of Affiliations
Scholars in Residence
Visiting Scholars in residence at CLAS conduct research in Latin American Studies (in the broadest sense) on the UC Berkeley campus.
Current CLAS-Affiliated Scholars
Verena Baier is a PhD candidate in American Studies at the University of Regensburg, Germany, where she also manages a humanities graduate research group, and is supported by a PhD scholarship of the Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft (sdw). Previously, she studied English, Spanish and American...Read more about Verena Baier
Carolina Botelho holds a Ph.D. in political science from IESP / UERJ, a master's degree in sociology and anthropology from UFRJ and a degree in social sciences from UFRJ. She is currently working on a project on bureaucracy and public policy in Brazil, coordinated by Professor Barry Ames...Read more about Carolina Botelho
Carlos R. S. Milani is an Associate Professor at the Rio de Janeiro State University’s Institute for Social and Political Studies (IESP-UERJ). He is also a Senior Research Fellow with Brazil’s National Research Council (CNPq) as well as the Rio de Janeiro State Research Foundation (FAPERJ), and...Read more about Carlos Milani