CLALS | Tinker Field Research Grant Recipients

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2014 Awardees

Erik Alda (Ph.D. student in Justice, Law and Criminology, School of Public Affairs): “Measuring the Efficiency of the Police Force in Central America: A Stochastic Frontier Analysis (SFA) Approach”

Maya Barak (Ph.D. student in Justice, Law and Criminology, School of Public Affairs): “A Reciprocal Approach to Legal Consciousness and Procedural Justice: A Study of United States Removal of Guatemalan and Salvadoran Immigrants”

Amberly A. Ellis (M.F.A. student in Film and Media Arts, School of Communication): “Recent Cuban Cinema: Cultural Policy, Race and Religion”

Leah A. Germer (M.A. student in Global Environmental Politics, School of International Service): “The Effects of the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement on the Costa Rican Pork Sector”

Olivia Gilmore (M.A. student in Global Environmental Politics, School of International Service): “Participatory Water Management for Conflict Prevention: The Tarumã-Açu River Basin Committee, Amazonas, Brazil”

Laura S. Jung (Ph.D. student in Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences): “Survival Strategies: How Rural Hondurans Negotiate Relationships with Foreign Medical Brigades to Improve Health Outcomes”

Carlos Martínez Ruiz (Ph.D. student in History, College of Arts and Sciences): “Making the Nation, Shaping Selves: Epidemics, Bio-Medical Interventions, and Resistance in Perú”

Katie Sizemore (M.A. student in International Peace and Conflict Resolution, School of International Service): “Conflict Resolution and Crime: The 2012 Gang Truce in El Salvador”

Laura Daniela Stevens León (Ph.D. student in Government, School of Public Affairs): “Uniting Behind Presidential Bills Even in a Divided Congress: Evidence from Mexico’s National and Subnational Legislatures”

2013 Awardees

Michael Baney (M.A. student in International Peace and Conflict Resolution, School of International Service): “The Word of Sendero: Shining Path’s Use of El Diario in Lima”

Jacquelyn Dolezal (M.A. student in Language and Foreign Studies, College of Arts and Sciences): “’Antes no era asi’ – Oral Histories of Young Adults in Monterrey, Mexico”

Emma Fawcett (Ph.D. student in International Relations, School of International Service): “Tourism as a Mechanism for Economic Development: Cuba and the Dominican Republic”

Sonja E. Kelly (Ph.D. student in International Relations, School of International Service): “’Banking the Bottom’: The Financial Inclusion Policy and Regulation Network in Chile, 1990-2005”

Katy Lackey (M.A. student in Global Environmental Politics, School of International Service): “Shifting the Paradigm: Sustainable Stormwater Management for Climate Change Adaptation”

Rachel Nadelman (Ph.D. student in International Relations, School of International Service): “Sitting on a Gold Mine: Social Movement Strategies for Fighting the New Gold Rush”

Leah E. Stonefield (M.A. student in Global Environmental Politics, School of International Service): “How Do Water Resource Vulnerabilities in Peru Contribute and Translate to Social Unrest: Implications for Water Management Strategies to Increase Security”

2012 Awardees

Brian D’Haeseleer (Ph.D. student in History, College of Arts and Sciences): “Examining the United States’ Counterinsurgency Efforts during the Salvadorian Civil War”

Adam Fenner (Ph.D. student in History, College of Arts and Sciences): “The Path to Favor: Tiburcio Carias Andino and the United States, 1923-1941”

Milagros Haro (M.A. student in International Development, School of International Service): “Examining Community-Based Approaches to Reduce the Incidence of Child Labor In Ciudad Vieja, Guatemala”

Douglas Keillor (J.D./M.A. student, Washington College of Law and School of International Service): “Field Research into the Scope and Causes of Excessive Pretrial Detention of Juveniles”

Lindsey Murphy
(M.A. student in Language and Foreign Studies, College of Arts and Sciences): “Performance in Social Movement: Staging Student Protest in Chile”

Jennifer Yelle (Ph.D. student in Government, School of Public Affairs): “Violence and Justice in Mexico”

Sonia Saini (M.A. student in Global Environmental Politics, School of International Service): “Sustaining Sustainability: Seeds and Agrobiodiversity in a Changing Cuba”

Paula Silveira (Ph.D. student, School of Communications): “Exploring the Relation Between Media and Women’s Movements in Brazil”

Justine Strom (M.A. student in Language and Foreign Studies, College of Arts and Sciences): “The Role of the Catholic Church in El Salvador: Defender of Human Rights?”

Marcela Torres (Ph.D. student in Government, School of Public Affairs): “Politics of Identity in the Amazon: Similarities and Differences in Peru and Bolivia”

Tatiana Ware (Ph.D. student in International Relations, School of International Service): “The Grammar of Poverty”

Lydia White (M.A. student in Comparative and Regional Studies, School of International Service): “Central American Migrants in Mexico: Assessing and Responding to New Risks”

2011 Awardees

Hope Bastian Martinez (Ph.D. student in Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences): “Economic Restructuring, State Discourse, and the Forging of a New Revolutionary Subject: An Ethnography of Everyday Life in Contemporary Cuba”

Aaron Bell (Ph.D. student in History, College of Arts and Sciences): “The Republican Party, ARENA, and the Future of El Salvador”

Karinna Berrospi (M.A. student in International Relations, School of International Service): “Determinants of Chilean Foreign Direct Investment into Peru”

Sebastian Bitar (Ph.D. student in International Relations, School of International Service): “Subordinate Sovereignty: International Hierarchy and Domestic Politics”

Rachel Cantave (Ph.D. student in Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences): “The Color of Faith: Racial Politics and Pentecostalism in Bahia, Brazil”

Jeanna Cullinan (Ph.D. student in Public Administration, School of Public Affairs): “Municipal Police Reform in Mexico and the Problem of Trust”

Lindsay Shade (M.A. student in Global Environmental Politics, School of International Service): “Grassroots Alternatives to Neoliberal Development in Northwest Ecuador: Post-Development in Practice”