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HIA SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

The recipients and the titles of their research projects are:

Summer Allen (Agricultural and Environmental Sciences), “Possibilities of Poverty Alleviation through Agriculture Intensification and Water Management”
Carlos Andres Barragan (Anthropology), “New genetics in old colonial settings: knowledge politics, race, and ethnic minorities in Colombia”
Raven Carper (Anthropology), “Human Behavioral Responses to Middle Holocene Climate Changes in Argentina”
Lawrence Mark Elbroch (Biological Sciences), “Pilot Study: The Influence of Cougar (Puma Concolor) Predation on Endangered Huemul”
Tania Garcia (History), “Slavery and Society: Culture and Economics of the Córdoba Sugar Plantations, 1618-1824”
Tiffany Gilmore
(English), “Stations of the Cross: New Urban Religious Cartographies”
Paul Haverkamp (Geography), “Landscape and human factors influencing guanaco (Lama guanicoe) distribution in the Patagonian steepe of Argentina”
James Ketchum (Biological Sciences), "Shark Movements and Biological Hotspots: Implications for Managing Marine Resources in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador"
Ingrid Lagos
(Cultural Studies), "Cultural Capital: the Salvadoran Ministry of Foreign Relations' Transnational Nationalism"
Tania Garcia (History), “Slavery and Society: Culture and Economics of the Córdoba Sugar Plantations, 1618-1824”
Tiffany Gilmore
(English), “Stations of the Cross: New Urban Religious Cartographies”
Paul Haverkamp (Geography), “Landscape and human factors influencing guanaco (Lama guanicoe) distribution in the Patagonian steepe of Argentina”
James Ketchum (Biological Sciences), "Shark Movements and Biological Hotspots: Implications for Managing Marine Resources in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador"
Ingrid Lagos (Cultural Studies), "Cultural Capital: the Salvadoran Ministry of Foreign Relations' Transnational Nationalism"
Jennie Luna
(Native American Studies), “Señora Cobb: A Living Codice of the Danza Mexica Tradition”
Nicholas Magnan (Agricultural and Environmental Sciences), “An Experimental Approach to Understanding Technology Diffusion: The Case of No-Till Agriculture in Mexico”
Timothy Murphy (Anthropology), “Poti Cosmopolitans: Maintaining a Global Identity in a Provincial Brazilian Capital”
Adriana Parra
(Geography), “The Resurgence of the Women’s Movements in Colombia in the 1990s”
Isabel Porras (Cultural Studies), “Performance and Afro-Colombian Identity in Mapale”
Juan Manuel Portillo (Spanish), “Lyrical and Critical Voices: Interviews with Eduardo Milan and Coral Bracho and Responses to their Poetry”
Anna Rodas (Spanish), “Roque Dalton: Poet, Guerrillero, Martyr and Historian”
Nicholas Sanchez (Comparative Literature), “The Science of Freedom: Autopoiesis, Cybernetics, and Chilean Socialism”
Silvia Soto (Native American Studies), “Between the self and the community: indigenous organizing in Mexico Profundo
Valentina Velazquez Zvierkova (Spanish), “From the Tango Salon to the Big Screen: The Transculturation of Libertad Lamarque in Mexico’s Golden Age Cinema”
Karina Zelaya (Spanish), “Indians, Intellectuals and literature in the Salvadoran imaginary (1890-1910): prevailing perceptions of indigeneity”
Maxine Zylberberg (Biological Sciences), “Introduced disease in Galápagos Songbirds: Evaluating and Mitigating the Threat”



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