Faculty Award Recipients

2018 – 2019
amengual-80.jpgamengualMark Amengual

Associate Professor of Languages and Applied Linguistics

“An acoustic description of early and late Spanish-English bilingual speech”

scasanov.jpgSaskias Casanova

Assistant Professor of Psychology
“Resilience in Action: Reflections from Latinx students in a Youth Participatory Action Research Club”


langhout.jpgRegina Langhout

Professor of Psychology

“Change 4 Good Confronts ICE Raids”

klopezva.jpgKristian Lopez-Vargas

Assistant Professor of Economics

“Promoting Bicycle Use in Urban Perú”

 

ppinho.jpgPatricia Pinho

Associate Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies

“LASA Congress 2019”

 

bsamanie.jpgBrenda Samaniego de la Parra 

Assistant Professor of Economics

“Linking Survey and Administrative Data in Mexico to Study Informal Labor Markets”

 

2017 – 2018

Dana Frank Headshot Dana Frank

 Professor, History

 "Human Rights and US Policy in Honduras"

 

falcon headshot Sylvanna Falcón

 Associate Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies 

 "Tiers of Citizenship in the Aftermath of Violence: The Case of Peru"

 

amanda-smith-80 Amanada Smith

 Assistant Professor, Literature

 "Plant Wisdom and Pharmaceuticals: How an Indigenous Radio Program is Defending Land as Intellectual Property in the Amazon" Learn more in this two-minute video

 

schaeffer headshot Felicity A. Schaeffer

 Associate Professor, Feminist Studies

 “The Science of Surveillance from Sacred Mountain Tops in the Arizona Borderlands.”

 

george-bunch-80 George Bunch

 Associate Professor, Education

 "Guided Pathways” for Latinx English Learners in Community Colleges"

 

2016 –2017

falcon headshot Sylvanna Falcón

 Associate Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies 

"Human Rights in the Americas"

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Cecilia Rivas

 Assistant Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies 

 "Spatial Shifts: Vitalismo and Modernity in El Salvador”

schaeffer headshot Felicity A. Schaeffer

 Associate Professor, Feminist Studies

 “Techno-Visions in Feminist Materialist Debates and Border Patrol”


2015 –2016

Rebecca Covarrubias HeadshotRebecca Covarrubias


Assistant Professor, Psychology

"Latinos/as in Education:  Transforming the American Classroom"

Cindy Cruz HeadshotCindy Cruz

Associate Professor, Education

"Suveillance and Safety"

Dana Frank HeadshotDana L. Frank

Professor, History

"Human Rights and US Policy in Post-coup Honduras"


2014 – 2015

Flora Lu HeadshotFlora Lu

Associate Professor, Environmental Studies

"Refined Reflections:  Latino Experiences of Environmental Injustice in North Richmond, CA"

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer HeadshotFelicity Amaya Schaeffer

Associate Professor, Feminist Studies

"Tracking Migrants:  Law, Surveillance Technologies, and Deviant Bodies"

Jessica Taft HeadshotJessica Taft

Assistant Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies

"Equality and Children's Difference:  Intergenerational Relationships in the Peruvian Movement of Working Children"


2013 – 2014

Sylvanna Falcon HeadshotSylvanna Falcón

Assistant Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies

"Building a Human Rights Culture in Peru"

MOHara.HeadshotMatthew D. O'Hara

Associate Professor, History

"The History of the Future in Mexico"

CRivas.HeadshotCecilia M. Rivas

Assistant Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies

"Salvadoran Imaginaries:  Mediated Identities and Cultures of Consumption"