CLACS Fellowships and Professorships

Fellowship News:

CLACS Announces Results of Brazil Small Grants Competition

CLACS is pleased to announce that it recently awarded sixteen grants to Brown University faculty and graduate students through the Brazil Small Grants program.

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CLACS Fellowship and Professorship Opportunities:

Craig M. Cogut Visiting Professorship in Latin American and Caribbean Studies  

2013-2014 Cogut Visiting Professor Maria Esperanza Casullo2013-2014 Cogut Visiting Professor Maria Esperanza Casullo

The Craig M. Cogut Visiting Professorship in Latin American and Caribbean Studies brings leading scholars from Latin America and the Caribbean to teach and conduct research at Brown University. Visiting Professors are based at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and teach one undergraduate course on Latin America per semester, advise undergraduate and graduate student theses, and give presentations in Center or affiliated departmental colloquia. The Craig M. Cogut Visiting Professorship provides a stipend, an optional medical insurance package, financial assistance with round-trip travel from home country, and administrative assistance. Appointments are possible for one or two semesters.

Craig M. Cogut Dissertation Fellowship in Latin American and Caribbean Studies 

2013-2014 Cogut Dissertation Fellow Jazmin Fiorella Sierra2013-2014 Cogut Dissertation Fellow Jazmin Fiorella SierraThe 2013-2014 Cogut Dissertation Fellow Peter Klein2013-2014 Cogut Dissertation Fellow Peter KleinCenter for Latin American & Caribbean Studies offers a twelve-month dissertation fellowship for graduate students at Brown University who are in the writing stage of their dissertation. The fellowships are open to students in any department whose dissertation is directly relevant to Latin America and/or the Caribbean. The awards consist of a full year’s stipend and payment of enrollment and health fees. Applications will be evaluated by a committee comprised of core faculty of the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies. Awardees will be expected to make a presentation about their research in the Center’s lecture series and to participate in the Center’s activities.

The Honorable Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Fellowship for Visiting Scholars to Brown University 

2013-2014 Sarmiento Fellow Yailenis Mulet Concepcion2013-2014 Sarmiento Fellow Yailenis Mulet ConcepcionThe Honorable Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Fund for Latin American Studies annually awards a short-term fellowship for a resident from a Spanish-speaking South American country to pursue pre-doctoral dissertation, post-doctoral, or independent research at Brown University. Established through the generous support of Alfredo C. Cassiet M.D. and Maria-Elena Cassiet, the fellowship enables close collaboration with Brown scholars from a wide array of disciplines. The grant is designed to cover airfare, living expenses, and research expenditures for the visiting scholar, who is expected to be in residence in Providence, Rhode Island, for approximately one month.

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