Max Paul Friedman Recieves Guggenheim Fellowship
CAS Professor Max Paul Friedman has been selected as a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow. The Guggenheim Fellowship will support Friedman’s current research project, “The Containment of the United States: The Latin American Diplomatic Tradition and the Limits of Principle.”
Immigration Policy Report by Michael Danielson
"Documented Failures: the Consequences of Immigration Policy on the U.S.-Mexico Border" a report written by CLALS Doctoral Fellow Michael Danielson has been released on the Jesuit.org website.
Héctor Silva Published in El Faro and La Prensa Gráfica
CLALS Research Fellow Héctor Silva recently published an article on immigration reform in La Prensa Gráfica and another published in El Faro on Salvadoran presidential candidates crafting strategies to increase their appeal to key Washington actors.
From the Fields: An American Journey
From the Fields: An American journey a film by CLALS affiliate Carolyn Brown has won the California Film Orson Welles Award - Grand Category and the CreaTV award for Excellence in Directing.
Eric Hershberg featured as a panelist on U.S.-Brazil policy
CLALS director Eric Hershberg participated as a panelist on the Center for National Policy's event, "Brazil, the Southern Superpower? Policy Implications for the United States."
John Ackerman published in The Atlantic
CLALS Research Fellow John Ackerman assesses the first weeks of Enrique Peña Nieto's presidency and the return of the PRI in his op-ed "Mexico's New President Is Off to a Troubling Start," published in The Atlantic.
Report Release - Transnational Crime in Mexico and Central America
CLALS Fellow Steven Dudley produced a report released by the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars on "Transnational Crime in Mexico and Central America".
John Ackerman published in the Los Angeles Times
CLALS Affiliate John Ackerman penned an op-ed piece, "Latinos Need Immigration Reform, Not Crumbs" which was published in the Los Angeles Times.
Héctor Silva Ávalos published in El Faro
The large majority of the Latino population voted in favor of Obama's re-election. CLALS Research Fellow, Héctor Silva Ávalos analyzes how Obama's next administration will influence future policy reform in the op-ed "Obama después del triunfo: la agenda latinoamericana" published in El Faro.
CLALS Director Quoted by BBC Mundo
As part of BBC Mundo's coverage of the second presidential debate, CLALS Director Eric Hershberg was quoted in the article, "Obama es más agresivo en segundo debate contra Romney." (October 2012).
CLALS featured on AU homepage
As National Hispanic Heritage Month draws to close, AU Communications has written an article highlighting CLALS research on critical issues for Latinos.
InSight Crime co-director quoted in the New York Times
InSight Crime co-director Jeremy McDermott is quoted in a recent New York Times article on US involvement in the arrest of Daniel Barrera, known as "El Loco."
Eric Hershberg is quoted in the BBC Mundo
Center Director, Eric Hershberg, was quoted in the August 2, BBC Mundo article, Julián Castro, el hispano que inaugurará la Convención Demócrata.
CLALS Research Fellow Published in The Nation
Incoming CLALS Fellow, John M. Ackerman of UNAM, provides insight on the state of democracy in Mexico and the 2012 presidential elections, in the article "A Left-Wing Comeback in Mexico's Presidential Elections?" published in The Nation.
CLALS Research Fellow Awarded Woodrow Wilson Fellowship
Congratulations to Steven Dudley, CLALS Research Fellow, on being selected for the 2013 Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowship Class.
SSRC Fellowship Awarded to CLALS Affiliate
SIS Professor and CLALS Affiliate, Daniel Esser was awarded a peer-reviewed Drugs, Security and Democracy Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) for research to be carried out on urban violence in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
MACLAS Awards 2012
Congratulations to American University students, Tom Long and Allison Sylvester, who were selected for the best graduate and undergraduate paper awards, respectively at the 2012 Annual MACLAS Conference.
CLALS Director, Eric Hershberg's, editorial featured in NACLA Report on the Americas
Read Director Eric Hershberg's editorial about recent economic reforms in Cuba in the August issue of NACLA Report on the Americas.
The Cuban Evolution
April 21, 2011
Please click here to see CLALS Director, Eric Hershberg, interviewed on Al Jazeera on the future of revolutionary Cuba.
Insight Organized Crime
March 3, 2011